Crime in Rome, Italy

Crime rates in Rome, Italy

Level of crime
53.80 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
70.32 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
53.69 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
49.23 Moderate
Worries car stolen
51.52 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
59.44 Moderate
Worries attacked
42.75 Moderate
Worries being insulted
43.82 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
33.48 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
55.84 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
62.82 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
43.99 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
75.00 High

Safety in Rome, Italy

Safety walking alone during daylight
72.16 High
Safety walking alone during night
45.00 Moderate

Contributors: 305

Last update: January 2021

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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11 Comments so far
art on Oct 28, 2020:
I went for a few days in Rome 2019, I felt quite safe and I have looked after my staff so I always keep an eye on phone wallet, etc., never bother to talk with strangers, but I have noticed a lot of Afrikan and Muslim immigrants trying to sell some crap or maybe steal your stuff, a lot of gypsies be aware of them don't even stop if they try to make contact, avoid them like a plague, a lot of gypsies came from Romania. all those immigrants from 3rd world countries slowly ruing one of the most beautiful and historical cities in the world. I will come back to Rome definitely, but you need to be always on the lookout.
Bob De La Cruz on Sep 29, 2020:
Rome is probably among the safest cities in Europe. For a metropolis of 5 million people, I would say that Rome is exceptionally safe. Smaller cities such as Paris, Athens or Milan have much more crime and dangerous area.
Maybe the fact that Rome contains the police forces and security systems of two different countries (Italy and Vatican City) plays a big factor.
Anonymous on Aug 19, 2019:
There are too many prejudices about Rome. Rome IS A SAFE CITY! I have been traveling and walking alone in Rome for years and nothing has EVER happened to me. I felt much more in danger in cities like Paris, London or Barcelona.
Sydney Hamaker on Aug 14, 2019:
Loved Rome! I went in January, only had 1 issue where my phone got stolen but I set my self up for that being in a sketchy area and all! Can’t wait to go back in april
bg on Jun 10, 2019:
Hate Rome. A girl standing next to the ticketing machine at Termini offered to help. We told her the place we wanted to go, she helped me bought a pair of random tickets, and took my change. The random tickets of course arent for the place we wanted to go, money wasted and we had to buy the correct one again.
Then, at the platform, a bunch of men forced us to give them our suitcases, they delivered them onto the train and refused to leave without getting some money from us.
We walked by a pizza restaurant near Vatican, waiters were pulling people in, as soon as we stopped and look at what's on their menu they set up the table, pour water into glass and forced us to sit down.
Tivioli fountain was under construction when we were there. All fenced off and dried up but they still want you to throw money into the construction site, really? so desperate. I know this is probably the single pool with the most income in the world, alot of spare change over the year probably funded the refurbishment of the fountain, but cant you wait til you finished upgrading it?
You will need to be a complete asshole to get by in Rome. Anyone say hi to you you better off dont react. Anyone offer to help you better think twice. Let alone stories happening at the Metro which we fortunately avoided.
What a pathetic place for holiday, really could do without the stress.
Anonymous on Jan 03, 2019:
I was in Rome with my mother, aunt and sister in 2013. Only 1 day trip, and yet the criminals had aimed at us while we were at the subway platform. My aunt was really brave, she reacted and won the physical fight. The attackers were 2 female immigrants. And they spit on my aunt's face after the fight as to look superior. I hated going to Rome.
Anonymous on Dec 13, 2018:
Finally the new elected politician Salvini is cleaning up the situation from criminals. Rome is the most historical city of the world, now it's time to be rise again :)
Anonymous on Jul 16, 2018:
I was walking alone for two minutes at night to meet with a friend but it was only 10:30. An older man (maybe 50) came up from behind me and put me in a chokehold. I couldn't breath or speak but I loosened his grip, and yelled for help - someone saw at the end of the street, started yelling at them in Italian (probably saying what are you doing, stop) and the guy got distracted. I got out of his grip and yelled at him and said you can take all my money. He looks at me and runs way. I then ran into a cafe crying and shaking... Luckily he didn't take anything from me, but it could've been worse if he had a weapon or another man with him.. It was absolutely terrifying. ROME IS NOT SAFE AT ALL. yes, I know I was walking alone (for literally two minutes) but that is absolutely not ok. crazy world.
Culine on Feb 16, 2018:
I was talking on the phone with my parents, two guys ran up behind me and took my phone. I chased after them and confronted them, and one of them flashed a butcher knife.

Not safe at all.
Ralph on Feb 25, 2017:
Pickpockets all over the place. Carry credit cards and skip bus rides. Lol life gypsies and Muslims
Mick on Jan 05, 2017:
Rome is and always will be a unique city in the world, it used to be also a safe city till Muslims, immigrant Africans/Indians... and similia got here, watch out for them. Never ever get on the bus as it's full of robbers: go for the metro or even better for the taxis/uber.