Crime in Nairobi, Kenya

Crime rates in Nairobi, Kenya

Level of crime
68.43 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
56.16 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
53.44 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
66.17 High
Worries car stolen
51.05 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
61.55 High
Worries attacked
55.59 Moderate
Worries being insulted
44.65 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
28.32 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
53.51 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
62.58 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
64.62 High
Problem corruption and bribery
88.14 Very High

Safety in Nairobi, Kenya

Safety walking alone during daylight
61.13 High
Safety walking alone during night
26.91 Low

Contributors: 191

Last update: January 2023

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
Antony on Jan 07, 2023:
Quite safe if you take the necessary precautions you would take in any other large city. Friendly people. I really enjoyed my time there.
Daisy on Oct 02, 2021:
Well they don't call it Nairobbery for nothing.
Lord Siva on Dec 20, 2019:
Hi !
I am from India as i got job opportunity in nairobi ,kenya . Many of friends saying that it's not safe place for a family person . Please give me suggestion where it's dangerous for employee or not ?
richard mungasa on Jun 05, 2019:
i love to work in kanya but crime rates are too high.
am a ugandan by nationality