Crime in Davao, Philippines

Crime rates in Davao, Philippines

Level of crime
26.64 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
26.45 Low
Worries home broken and things stolen
33.10 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
30.80 Low
Worries car stolen
25.77 Low
Worries things from car stolen
27.70 Low
Worries attacked
28.36 Low
Worries being insulted
25.62 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
20.44 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
33.22 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
33.31 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
28.68 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
31.61 Low

Safety in Davao, Philippines

Safety walking alone during daylight
82.07 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
74.56 High

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Last update: March 2024

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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7 Comments so far
Gfrankrob on Mar 21, 2024:
I've been looking for another country to retire in a few years and I was comparing Davao to where I live now, which is a small city in central Canada. According to the crime indexes, ours here is over twice as high as Davao. We used to have a nice relaxed quiet city years ago, but not anymore.
But looking at Davao, I'm thinking I may have found my future destiny. With a retirement income of $1900 (CDN) per month, it should be no problem surviving there.
Crime will happen anywhere you go, just some places are more crazy than others. (like the states).
Guia on Apr 12, 2022:
I am from Davao. It's the safest city in the Philippines. You can leave your bag at the morning in a public place, and you can expect it to be still there at night. Or try the nearest police station, in the lost & found.
Jasmine on Apr 03, 2022:
Look at the recent comments. It's election time and the paid trolls are trying their best to bring down Sara Duterte and Davao City. I am a traveler and I have traveled across different cities and provinces in the Philippines and Davao City is definitely the safest cities I have ever been to. Friendly police are everywhere and cctvs are everywhere.
Anonymous on Dec 30, 2021:
the store gifts of Davao from karla stephen singson secretly uses it to sell drugs
Adrian on Nov 29, 2021:
Hey anon @march 23, 2021 comment, you really have no idea that it was due to that someone that Davao gained its title as the safest city in the past? Don't open your mouth if you don't even have a clue on the history of Davao. You are probably some kind of youngster or student who thinks they are too edgy against that someone.
anon on Mar 23, 2021:
prolly somethin or someone left davao that gave us the #4 safest city to live in the world title i dunno
Robert on Aug 11, 2020:
In 2016 before Philippine election I saw Davao City in #4 safest city to live in the world. Why I don't see Davao now out of 226 cities.