Crime in Copenhagen, Denmark

Crime rates in Copenhagen, Denmark

Level of crime
19.08 Very Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
53.85 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
20.83 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
16.88 Very Low
Worries car stolen
15.13 Very Low
Worries things from car stolen
26.64 Low
Worries attacked
21.10 Low
Worries being insulted
22.12 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
16.67 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
29.49 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
29.55 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
19.08 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery
11.30 Very Low

Safety in Copenhagen, Denmark

Safety walking alone during daylight
94.62 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
75.31 High

Contributors: 80

Last update: October, 2016

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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14 Comments so far

#Ralle on Apr 27, 2016 :
With a murderrate lower than Japan, it's a pretty damn safe place..

I never feel at risk of anything, but I'm sure if a person starts harrasing young muslims or drunk Danes that they could get into a fight if that is their goal..
#Francis on Sep 14, 2015 :
oh forgot to write that the event happened at midnight on consecutive sunday. looking forward to midnight next sunday. stay tune!
#Francis on Sep 14, 2015 :
every sunday few guys irrating by using hornking horn of a neighbouring vehichle and destroy neighbouring property around my home till now. Last weekend one of the neighbour called cops using 112, with no result and action. Today ie sunday 13 sep i see one of the same boy again doing the same. this time i followed them and i met 2 cops whom i explained about them destroying neighbour property.they said call 112, i thought in my mind " oh thank u" which is of no use. and i came back home. looking forward for next sunday drama.
#Christopher Pham on Aug 24, 2015 :
Mandrill. In murder dramas you mean the one guy that killed three people and then got shot? Afterwards there haven't been anything serious what are you talking about?
#Johnny on Jul 24, 2015 :
Well in any major citys you have to be aware of young muslim crowds, esp. at night time in ghettos and city center. (copenhagen /århus / Odense) They mug,steal and stab any with no reason. Resent statistics shows over 30% af all young muslim men between 18-24 have been in prison !! avoid at all cost !
#Kasper on Jun 30, 2015 :
I live in Denmark, and i promise it's the savest country in the world!! Nothing to worry about
#Matthew on May 21, 2015 :
Having just completed a visit to Denmark, I have to say that I felt extremely safe. There are biking and walking trails, all of which are well lit in case you happen to be on them at night. The people are friendly and polite. I was in Copenhagen as well as several other cities. I would also like to add that Copenhaen is a family friendly city. I saw many young families with babies and older children out and about. I saw young teens playing without fear on the public basketball courts. A very safe and open city.
#Ella on Feb 02, 2015 :
There are losts of corruption and crime in Denmark. It is just as bad as any place else.
#N on Nov 28, 2014 :
Well i don't know what you are talking about when saying walking alone in the daytime is 100% safe because just recently i was mugged by a pack of teenagers just after walking out the door.
#Anonymous on Apr 22, 2014 :
This is so funny, Denmark is about the safest country to live in.
You shouldn't worry too much about being mugged - and being robbed or attacked is almost impossible.
I would say walking alone in daylight is 100 % safe and by night, well let's say 95 %.
The popular TV dramas is all fiction!
It would be a good idea to do some research and background check of the sources! People being so worried and scarred in Denmark as listed above don't come from Denmark that's for sure.
And about corruption: according to Tranparency International we are second to none!
#Mandrill on Apr 20, 2014 :
Safest place... but not according to the rise in Danish murder dramas, the killing etc etc. I'm scared to go now.
#Carsten on Jan 24, 2014 :
Lowest corruption rate in the world!
#Alexander on Jan 23, 2014 :
"We have no Corruption in Denmark" - what an extremely bold statement.
#Carsten on Oct 15, 2012 :
Corruption? We have no Corruption in Denmark...and out crimerate is low... only 62% safety at night? It should be closer to 90