Crime in Nairobi, Kenya

Crime rates in Nairobi, Kenya

Level of crime
73.03 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
57.05 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
61.22 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
69.23 High
Worries car stolen
54.61 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
65.54 High
Worries attacked
57.24 Moderate
Worries being insulted
49.00 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
34.21 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
54.67 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
65.79 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
70.00 High
Problem corruption and bribery
90.00 Very High

Safety in Nairobi, Kenya

Safety walking alone during daylight
58.33 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
18.59 Very Low

Contributors: 78

Last update: February 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.

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2 Comments so far

#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: