Crime in Davao, Philippines

Crime rates in Davao, Philippines

Level of crime
26.16 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
25.64 Low
Worries home broken and things stolen
32.89 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
30.49 Low
Worries car stolen
25.52 Low
Worries things from car stolen
27.42 Low
Worries attacked
27.99 Low
Worries being insulted
25.52 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
20.49 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
33.18 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
33.00 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
28.32 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
31.56 Low

Safety in Davao, Philippines

Safety walking alone during daylight
82.18 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
74.62 High

Contributors: 959

Last update: August 2022

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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12 Comments so far
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.
anton on Aug 13, 2019:
-According to the Philippine National Police, Davao City is number 1 for rapes and number one for murders in the Philippines.
This is propaganda based on way-too-proud people who live here in Davao, who want people to think their city is safe, so they all come here to vote.
In my fancy subdivision, a woman was raped about two months ago. -

-my reply to you..walk at night everywhere, you have unreliable source.. you're just jealous just like dilawans.. i agree murderers are getting murdered here in davao.. we are talking about the law abiding citizen and their safety..
Anonymous on Aug 06, 2019:
According to the Philippine National Police, Davao City is number 1 for rapes and number one for murders in the Philippines.
This is propaganda based on way-too-proud people who live here in Davao, who want people to think their city is safe, so they all come here to vote.
In my fancy subdivision, a woman was raped about two months ago.
Anonymous on Jul 04, 2019:
Weeel.. I mean if everyone says its the safest. I mean, If you really didnt think so, wouldnt this have rolled on its own a long time ago? I have never been personally, but it looks like the hype has some back to it. Considering the numbers, without fail, one of the safest cities here in the website.
Anonymous on May 31, 2019:
Remember folks, this is the same website based in Serbia that said Davao was the safest city in Asia. Also keep in mind that when Numbeo claimed Davao the the safest city less than 1,000 people voted it the safest city.
Anonymous on May 23, 2019:
People who don't live or even visit Davao, can have a say on how safe Davao is. Some comments here only saw the bombing incident when it's very rare to happen.
Charles Landers on Mar 18, 2019:
I would like to see my fiancee noimelyn gludo to be able to get the proper prossesing quickly to be here with me until we move back when I retire.