Crime in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Crime rates in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Level of crime
67.61 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
79.07 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
63.12 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
72.09 High
Worries car stolen
49.40 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
76.79 High
Worries attacked
57.56 Moderate
Worries being insulted
48.84 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
39.02 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
56.10 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
69.19 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
65.48 High
Problem corruption and bribery
93.75 Very High

Safety in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Safety walking alone during daylight
54.65 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
19.77 Very Low

Contributors: 45

Last update: July 2019

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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4 Comments so far

#a young rich nigga on Jun 09, 2017 :
oh and also AVOID POLICE OFFICERS they are worst than the thugs themselves
#a young rich nigga on Jun 09, 2017 :
I lived in dar es salaam for a long time and i realised that the best way to go to Tanzania without no problem is to avoid Dar es salaam.
#Kunal on Jun 19, 2016 :
Dar- es - salam is quite safe and peaceful. Crime happens every where on earth. All we need to do is be safe and remain alert. Why to believe on stranger if you are grown up. In whole I like this place and would like to work here for long.
#Donna on Mar 22, 2016 :
We just had our home broken into and a lot of items were stolen. It is very unsafe to walk alone at night in Dar Es Salaam's City Center and on the Msasani Peninsula. Lots of people walk for exercise in the early morning. I have lived here a little more than seven months and during that time an American was stabbed on the street while thieves were trying to steal his girlfriend's purse (he died); our house was robbed; a friend's son was accosted by men while he was walking on a street and when he didn't have anything to give them, they cut him badly with a broken bottle; a friend was riding his bicycle during daylight hours and a car came by and the occupants grab the backpack he was wearing, knocking him off of his bike and stole everything he had, including the bike; a colleague was walking alone at night and a car's occupants grabbed his backback as the car continued driving, dragging him along! (he recovered); a nearby vegetable market was being robbed and the police shot the perpetrator; and this is just what I have heard of!