Crime in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Crime rates in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Level of crime
79.35 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
78.42 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
59.47 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
71.32 High
Worries car stolen
56.84 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
68.62 High
Worries attacked
56.38 Moderate
Worries being insulted
44.95 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
25.00 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
63.71 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
73.94 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
78.42 High
Problem corruption and bribery
90.69 Very High

Safety in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Safety walking alone during daylight
39.74 Low
Safety walking alone during night
16.58 Very Low

Contributors: 95

Last update: April 2019

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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6 Comments so far

#Ward on Jul 16, 2018 :
The Dominican Rep is a great place to live and travel every place in the world have crime the resorts are great and the culture is to die for the food and baseball the best and night life dancing salsa and the people know how to party and to enjoy life you must be street smart and live life not in fear, and see the world and speed dial to Boca Chica Santiago el Conde calle and see the three eyes and the cave and stone city, so much history just take a step and enjoy the Dominican Rep.
#Anonymous on Dec 24, 2017 :
When I used to live here 20 years ago, it was bad but you got to live without being scared, now it sounds like you need a body guard to stay Aline, I'm supposed to be going down there in 2 months but wow!!!!!!! what am I going to find in a couple of weeks?? I'm going back in 2 weeks, I'm staying for 3 weeks, would I make it?????
#Rocco Salvemini on Dec 02, 2017 :
I walked in Santo Domingo, it’s not bad at all, People are really nice there, just got to watch u don’t get robbed
#Anonymous on Apr 04, 2017 :
You are likely to be shot on sight the moment you step into Tripoli. Rebels and terrorists alike will consider you a threat and will not hesitate to put a bullet through your head. STAY AWAY!
#Michel on Apr 11, 2016 :
Some cops take a cut from criminals or worst they participate with them
#Anonymous on Jul 22, 2015 :
It is very sad, our country is a great place to be and we are not taking care of it, the insecurity is terrible!!