Crime in Porto, Portugal

Crime rates in Porto, Portugal

Level of crime
28.42 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
50.36 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
25.72 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
33.04 Low
Worries car stolen
27.57 Low
Worries things from car stolen
42.46 Moderate
Worries attacked
25.43 Low
Worries being insulted
22.87 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
11.93 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
40.81 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
38.81 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
25.95 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
50.23 Moderate

Safety in Porto, Portugal

Safety walking alone during daylight
83.57 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
61.20 High

Contributors: 348

Last update: April 2024

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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3 Comments so far
Anonymous on May 24, 2022:
Felt safer than Lisbon.

During the day there are always plenty of people about and so muggings feel like a low threat. Petty theft though I'd imagine is frequent. Common sense applies - don't keep anything in easily reachable pockets, don't walk isolated areas at night and be aware of your surroundings when taking photographs or looking at views.
Anonymous on Apr 05, 2022:
Overall it's a safe city in the morning. Be aware of pickpocketers and scammers, there's plenty of them everywhere. Scammers may come up to you and ask you for help and then steal your bag. If anyone comes up to you out of nowhere, keep on walking and ignore them. Most pickpocketers and scammers usually are near the metro station and are Indian or Pakistani. During the night it's not really that safe but it depends on where you go. It's not the safest city but you will enjoy visiting Porto, just use common sense.
Anonymous on Jun 13, 2020:
The people who did this have no idea about what they are doing. How can you say that the worries of being insulted are 25? while at the same time Stockholm is 40? It must be a joke. I lived in Stockholm for 1 year and I was never insulted. In Porto it happens all the time. I'm from Porto and I can easily tell that the city is way less safe than you say