Crime in Nairobi, Kenya

Crime rates in Nairobi, Kenya

Level of crime
68.75 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
53.07 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
57.94 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
69.91 High
Worries car stolen
53.77 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
65.38 High
Worries attacked
58.02 Moderate
Worries being insulted
47.86 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
31.13 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
54.05 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
64.86 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
69.29 High
Problem corruption and bribery
88.74 Very High

Safety in Nairobi, Kenya

Safety walking alone during daylight
60.96 High
Safety walking alone during night
23.03 Low

Contributors: 114

Last update: July 2019

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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4 Comments so far

#richard mungasa on Jun 05, 2019 :
i love to work in kanya but crime rates are too high.
am a ugandan by nationality
#Anonymous on Mar 11, 2018 :
In Nairobi stuck in traffic jam man ripped my gold chain from my neck .
Warning keep windows closed when stationary & doors lockef
#anonymous on Mar 26, 2017 :
Is Nairobi safe to an American who is visiting alone?
#Yvonne Hilton on Feb 17, 2016 :
During my trip in Nairobi, I got the chance to visit the city at night with a local guide.I think it's the best option since the natives know which areas are safer to walk around. Find out more about how you can book a local guide here: