Crime in Reykjavik, Iceland

Crime rates in Reykjavik, Iceland

Level of crime
17.88 Very Low
Crime increasing in the past 5 years
57.86 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
23.83 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
14.38 Very Low
Worries car stolen
15.86 Very Low
Worries things from car stolen
25.18 Low
Worries attacked
15.95 Very Low
Worries being insulted
17.33 Very Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
14.44 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
39.03 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
30.89 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
21.33 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
38.64 Low

Safety in Reykjavik, Iceland

Safety walking alone during daylight
85.45 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
72.14 High

Contributors: 284

Last update: April 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 5 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
Dina on Oct 09, 2023:
Reykjavik at Night A woman can walk alone without fear. However, I can say the same thing for the bars, that is, the city center. I recommend that you be careful there at night, but in other parts of Reykjavik, you can turn on loud music with your headphones and walk for hours at 3 a.m.
Kalle on Apr 01, 2023:
If someone in the comments says that Reykjavik is not safe than nobody is likely gonna belive you, get lost:)