Crime in Prague, Czech Republic

Crime rates in Prague, Czech Republic

Level of crime
16.67 Very Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
43.25 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
18.05 Very Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
18.13 Very Low
Worries car stolen
21.33 Low
Worries things from car stolen
34.22 Low
Worries attacked
18.24 Very Low
Worries being insulted
22.64 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
17.05 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
37.95 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
36.69 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
14.19 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery
52.06 Moderate

Safety in Prague, Czech Republic

Safety walking alone during daylight
91.79 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
73.80 High

Contributors: 636

Last update: February 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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10 Comments so far
rich on Sep 25, 2023:
I think that some comments are non-sense. I live in Prague the fifth year now and it is one of the safest "bigger" cities, similar to Munich or Vienna. As a capital city, there could be some smaller problems with homeless people or drugs. Sometimes rude and drunk turists are problematic. Other cities in Czech Republic are even safer.
Steve on Jan 28, 2023:
I read a lot of nonsense in the comments here, omg.

Lived in Prague for years, and it's a pretty safe place compared to most other countries.
Chaotix7 on Sep 06, 2022:
People that are saying its not safe probably talking about different Prague. The worst thing you can encounter here as a tourist is pickpocketing (as in every big city), being asked for change or cigs by homeless (as in every big city) and the worst may be fights, im Czech and i only got beaten up once and that was because my own stupidity, i have seen more fights but those were always provoked. Minimal chance somebody will just have a go at you for no reason, and again, this can happen anywhere. I live here 14 years and i was always hanging out around the so called " dangerous " places, i have never feel threathened at all nor my friends.
Anonymous on Aug 23, 2022:
too many drug users, police don t care, agressive drivers, extreme corruption and political propaganda, cenzorship, not safe here at all..
Anonymous on Aug 11, 2022:
aww common its safe, the worst thing you have to worry about is some hooker slipping you one and end up married in the morning ..
not worried about that then good your safe even walking alone at night not a single worry ..
one of the safest cities in a nice country ...
subway fights yeah well can you name one on a sat night with a bunch of drunks going home wheres theres not at squabble or 2 ...
again its safe ....
Anonymous on Jul 14, 2022:
Been in Prague on a business trip. Snorted some speed with two Ukrainians in a nightclub, then bought some coke and weed from black guys on the street. My colleague also banged a couple of hookers, was very positive experience, as he described it. Overall, very friendly and open city, have been walking with my colleague during the night (and we are just a couple of IT dorks) abd have never felt in danger. So, if you want to 420 and chill, go here!
Anonymous on Oct 01, 2021:
I lived in Prague for 10 years. Banged out a lot of hot Czech chicks.
Alfonso on Nov 26, 2020:
Is not safe at all.
I have seen lot a blood and fights in the Prague, even Police can be very brutal.
Especially metro(subway) and city center is bad.
Avoid fighting in metro if possible, because you can end up on rails crushed by train.
Rob on May 02, 2020:
@Vanessa: Pro tip: STOP LEAVING YOUR BELONGINGS NEXT TIME!

@Jsuit: Maybe next time lay off the alcohol and use your brain for a change.

@thunder: Nice fairy tail story. NOT! How about you TRY and live in Detroit and see if its anywhere safer than Prague, I dare you.

@Dan: And San Francisco is anywhere cleaner? Something tells me you've either never visited Prague or interacted with the wrong people, which in this case, is your own fault. Plus, Prague is cleaner, San Francisco is not. Unlike Prague, San Francisco has WAY too many filth-ridden people who are also homeless. And SF cops arrested them instead of helping them. The American Dream is a total farce, just like your comment.
Angus on May 02, 2020:
@tourist: Sucks for you if you didn't use common sense. I'll take Prague over New York City any day.