Crime in Gothenburg, Sweden

Crime rates in Gothenburg, Sweden

Level of crime
53.89 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
73.60 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
36.40 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
43.98 Moderate
Worries car stolen
33.74 Low
Worries things from car stolen
43.92 Moderate
Worries attacked
44.72 Moderate
Worries being insulted
41.81 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
35.84 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
55.16 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
52.04 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
49.27 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
31.05 Low

Safety in Gothenburg, Sweden

Safety walking alone during daylight
71.79 High
Safety walking alone during night
42.71 Moderate

Contributors: 302

Last update: January 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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8 Comments so far
Anonymous on Jan 06, 2024:
In general Gothenburg is a safe city.

However, there is quite a lot of car break-ins. When talking to my friends here, there are at least 5 of my friends that have had car break-ins in the past few years. I consider these numbers quite absurd. Happened at different locations throughout the city centre.
Anonymous on Aug 31, 2023:
During daylight if you stick to the crowded streets/avenues/places you will be fine. However avoid getting out at night, during night time african and arab gangs are everywhere.
Felix on May 13, 2023:
Its just as safe as any other European city of similar size. Don’t believe the lies, it’s not 1980s New York. But as always you should be a little cautious in public
vne on Mar 13, 2023:
is chill asf no cap but some places be rough fr
Christian on Jun 05, 2022:
Been in the city centre all my life with a Rolex on the wrist. Never been robbed or anything like that. It's really safe
Ngn grabb on Nov 22, 2021:
Honestly pretty chill if you act normal. But be careful of: Biskopsgården (especially the south side of it), Tynnered, Backa, Hjällbo, Hammarkullen, Lövgärdet, Bergsjön and Gårdsten.
Afghani on Sep 27, 2021:
Bunch of Afghani in nordstan!! Its now called "lilla afghanistan"
Quit on Jul 11, 2021:
Police killed in gothenburg. Killwr was 17 years old smh