Crime in Marrakech, Morocco

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Crime rates in Marrakech, Morocco

Level of crime
52.78 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
60.00 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
40.00 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
47.50 Moderate
Worries car stolen
45.00 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
42.50 Moderate
Worries attacked
42.50 Moderate
Worries being insulted
45.00 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
35.00 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
52.50 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
47.50 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
37.50 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
55.00 Moderate

Safety in Marrakech, Morocco

Safety walking alone during daylight
60.00 High
Safety walking alone during night
42.50 Moderate

Contributors: 10

Last update: April 2017

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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1 Comments so far

#steven corstorphine on Feb 28, 2016 :
As a white westerner Marrakesh is very safe. The police are extremely harsh on locals committing crime towards tourists. I lived there on and off for a few years and the longer I was there and the less a "tourist" I became the more underlying issues like drug/alcohol addiction, local corruption, scams and violence I witnessed. However as a tourist all you are only ever likely to see is a bit of trader harassment and low level corruption. Moroccans get a lot of Flac from westerners for being dodgy but overall I find this to be a myth. There is a lot of poverty in the medina and high of unemployment amongst young men, and like anywhere this can cause tensions. Esp when tourists are inexperienced and inadvertently cause a level of expectation that they have plenty of cash to spend or occasionally women being unintentionally immodest. As a primarily Muslim country it is much more liberal and secular than other North African countries, however, there is still a level of modesty expected if you want to be treated with dignity as a woman. Nothing too extreme but the more respectful you are the more you will get in return. Hope this is helpful and please don't be put off by a minority's bad experience. This is an amazing city in an equally beautiful country.