Crime in Tokyo, Japan

Crime rates in Tokyo, Japan

Level of crime
15.60 Very Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
37.10 Low
Worries home broken and things stolen
15.11 Very Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
14.95 Very Low
Worries car stolen
12.61 Very Low
Worries things from car stolen
13.71 Very Low
Worries attacked
16.78 Very Low
Worries being insulted
21.36 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
18.20 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
18.20 Very Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
18.23 Very Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
15.19 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery
20.64 Low

Safety in Tokyo, Japan

Safety walking alone during daylight
87.22 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
83.22 Very High

Contributors: 224

Last update: October 2017

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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3 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Apr 07, 2017 :
In my experience Tokyo is far safer than any American city. Granted there are a few seedy areas you should avoid at night, but the overall crime rate is extremely low, a woman can safely walk alone most places at night, and the police are quite competent.
#draugr on Dec 15, 2016 :
I'm a MBA from Sweden and I too would like to relocate to the land of the rising Sun.
#Vincent Newman on Aug 12, 2015 :
Avid NHK viewer and admire lifestyle of Japanese people. I am a highly education secondary school teacher in south Florida. I teach agriculture and I am interested in possibly relocation to Japan.