Crime in Nairobi, Kenya

Crime rates in Nairobi, Kenya

Level of crime
75.00 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
59.55 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
60.11 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
71.63 High
Worries car stolen
55.46 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
66.76 High
Worries attacked
59.20 Moderate
Worries being insulted
51.16 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
33.33 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
57.27 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
68.10 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
71.22 High
Problem corruption and bribery
93.90 Very High

Safety in Nairobi, Kenya

Safety walking alone during daylight
58.15 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
16.85 Very Low

Contributors: 89

Last update: November 2018

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.

Sign up for our newsletter:
Your email address:
This page in other languages:

DeutschKriminalität in Nairobi
FrançaisCriminalité à Nairobi
EspañolCriminalidad en Nairobi

Leave a comment:
Your name: Sign In
Your email address (optional):
Your comment (no HTML):

3 Comments so far

#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: