Crime in Tallinn, Estonia

Crime rates in Tallinn, Estonia

Level of crime
20.11 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
34.41 Low
Worries home broken and things stolen
18.47 Very Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
18.59 Very Low
Worries car stolen
16.03 Very Low
Worries things from car stolen
31.24 Low
Worries attacked
21.42 Low
Worries being insulted
20.42 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
19.21 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
34.41 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
29.49 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
14.29 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery
29.02 Low

Safety in Tallinn, Estonia

Safety walking alone during daylight
90.67 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
70.15 High

Contributors: 213

Last update: June 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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10 Comments so far
Joosep on Jun 07, 2021:
Tallinn is easily one of the safest cities in Europe. Even the city's "bad" areas like Kopli and Lansamae are much safer than bad areas in other European cities. There have been a few pickpocketing incidents, but they're far and few. Do watch out for drunkards (usually tourists).
A on Dec 18, 2019:
Safe city. Vast majority of issues that do exist do not effect tourists here. Russian mob does have some influence but it has mostly been stamped out. Use common sense like in any big city and you'll be fine.
Anon on Dec 16, 2019:
The city has come so far in recent years in regards to reducing crime
Stg44 on Aug 29, 2019:
Its very touristic. That does not mean its safe, but I never have became a victim to crime either. Just stay there where the japs tourists are and ur always safe;)
Paul on Mar 06, 2019:
In the daytime its a very safe city but on a nighttime u should be aware where u are , certain neighbourhoods can be dangerous for foreign people , specially if u dont know where are u going . drug problem is big in estonia , actually its the drug overdose capital of europe

but still its a very beautiful city with rich history , definetly worth visiting
Eesti on Aug 27, 2018:
Generally pretty safe.
Caution is advised during nighttime though, especially in old-town and its surroundings. Attacks on (drunk) tourists do happen.
Tom on Mar 22, 2018:
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K on Mar 02, 2018:
Very safe. Never seen any violent crime. Estonia has quite big precense of The russian mafia.
Anne on Feb 16, 2018:
Not safe at all. Lots of gangs and mafia hidding in many neighborhoods, my friend was assaulted by a young guy. People arent friendly either.
Edi on Jul 31, 2017:
Tallinn is Very safe, one of the safest cities in the world.