Crime in Munich, Germany

Crime rates in Munich, Germany

Level of crime
15.32 Very Low
Crime increasing in the past 5 years
57.63 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
17.35 Very Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
15.57 Very Low
Worries car stolen
11.69 Very Low
Worries things from car stolen
16.87 Very Low
Worries attacked
21.91 Low
Worries being insulted
27.01 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
17.96 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
25.46 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
25.76 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
13.15 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery
18.01 Very Low

Safety in Munich, Germany

Safety walking alone during daylight
88.42 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
73.64 High

Contributors: 461

Last update: May 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 5 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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15 Comments so far
Sam on Apr 27, 2024:
I lived in Munich in 2009-2011 (loved it) and visited again in 2024. It is a lot more dangerous now and I would not suggest women walk alone at night like I used to do. It is still very safe by European standards but unfortunately not even Bavaria is safe from the shifting world demographics.
Anonymous on Apr 04, 2024:
"There must have been a reason for that." of the previous poster rearding vouchers for woman to take cabs.

Sure, its percieved danger, instead of arguing against people with their lived experience (tm) or other feeling insecure its muhc mre tactful and easier to set aside a small amount to help those to get home safely and make them feel safer, Statistics reveal that while the dangers are always there, its not one which should be worried about.
Anonymous on Feb 24, 2024:
This city is in transition regarding everything, crime rate and safety therein included. Regarding the latter, the local govt has now started off handing out vouchers for women to take the taxi at night instead of using public transport. There must have been a reason for that.
Anonymous on Jul 21, 2023:
I have been living in Munich for 2 years by now, and I hate many aspects of living here, especially as a foreigner. But even I can say that I feel very safe here.
Christian on Jun 29, 2023:
I am from Toronto, Canada, and have lived in Munich now for almost 10 years.

After I visited my homecountry or the US i'm always happy to feel safe in Munich again.
Stephan on Apr 21, 2023:
Just look at the safety ratings of the other german cities, to find out Munich is not much safer, if any at all.
Anonymous on Apr 08, 2022:
I'm really thinking of living in Germany but I need a state which is very safe any tips or thoughts?
dx on Nov 07, 2021:
Aside from Singapore, Munich is the city I've always felt safe in walking through the night. The area around the train station feels a bit sketchy, sure, but even there I don't believe you have much to worry over.
Canada-Germany on Sep 06, 2021:
@Truesay Correction: Munich is a safe city, one of the safest in Europe.
Canada-Germany on Sep 06, 2021:
@Truesay It's EUROPE not Europa. (At least in English)
Canada-Germany on Aug 16, 2021:
I really love to move to Germany! and Munich is my number one choice!
Anonymous on May 25, 2021:
Why is everybody acting like Munich is a very safe city it’s not like everyone says I mean it’s safe but not very safe
Joey Fischer on May 24, 2021:
In an age where most of Europe's largest cities appear to be plagued by surging crime rates, Munich stands out as a safe haven. Walking around the city is rarely an issue. Some areas south of the central railway station and in the southeast are seedy, but you will not fear for your life.
gassner on Oct 15, 2020:
Hands down one of the safest cities in Germany..
Anonymous on May 18, 2020:
Been tenere last year. Very chill place, maybe not so when close to the train station, but the city itself is great