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Is It Safe to Travel to Zambezi, Zambia?

Zambezi

Are you planning to visit Zambezi or are you considering moving there? Have you wondered what security measures should be taken? What is your top concern? The public transport? being mugged or robbed? Here are all the tips and information you need to enjoy your trip safely to Zambezi

Safety score

2.839

Out of 5

Information summary

Zambia is located in Africa., has a VAT rate of +16%, and has a +13% unemployment rate.
Here some information about the area and the levels of crime and personal security in it recently. Zambia is ranked 63 place out of 140 countries in our ranking, which measures the crime levels reported in the area, and the resident's feelings about the safety level in their area. The crime rate in the Zambezi area is 44.47 out of 100 (The lower the better), which measures the prevalence of crime, pickpocketing, assault, sexual assault, violence, and more in recent years, in the city and the wider area. The safety rate in the Zambezi area is 58.93 out of 100 (The higher the better), which measures the levels of security, and the sense of personal safety felt by the residents, tourists, and guides visiting the city. That means that Even though crime levels in the area are relatively low, you still need to take basic precautions to avoid trouble, especially at night.
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Summary of concern levels:

(Out of 5)

Crime increasing in recent years

Security levels in the area have stayed relatively the same, with little deterioration, since crime and robbery cases have generally risen moderately in recent years. The rating of the increase in the number of crimes and robberies in the Zambezi area is currently 62.2 out of 100 (lower is better).

Burglary and theft

A moderate level of fear of burglary and theft from homes exists; home invasions are committed sometimes, but not too often. The rating of the residents' fear of burglary and theft from the houses in the Zambezi area is currently 56.15 out of 100 (lower is better).

Theft and robbery

While theft and robbery from locals are very rare, it is still recommended to follow the usual safety rules and keep personal belongings, especially in crowded places. The probability of theft and robbery in the area in Zambezi area is currently 45.8 out of 100 (lower is better).

Car theft

There are low levels of car theft in the city, and the level of security is generally good. However, it is still important not to leave your vehicle unattended. The level of vehicle theft in the Zambezi area is currently 42.85 out of 100 (lower is better). The theft of items from parked automobiles has also been reported by not a lot of residents, though safekeeping valuables in the trunk is a good idea.
Road safety: Note that the driving side of the road is on the left.
In the region, attacks occur very rarely and are rare, but learning about safety standards and respecting local traditions is still important. Attack fear levels in the Zambezi area is currently 38.9 out of 100 (lower is better).

Insult or unsuitable behavior

There is rarely a fear of insult or unsuitable behavior, both of which are very rare, nevertheless, in these cases, it is better to avoid confrontation.

Confrontations and attacks

The fear of confrontations and attacks, because of skin color and prejudice is graded in the Zambezi area 30.2 out of 100. In the region, attacks occur very rarely and are rare, but learning about safety standards and respecting local traditions is still important.

Drug users treatment 

While there is a lenient punishment and treatment for drug users in the region, one should always abide by the provisions of the law to avoid unpleasant situations. The level of punishment for drug use in the Zambezi area is 39.9 out of 100 (lower is better).

Assaults and armed robberies

In this region, assaults and armed robberies are very rare, so they do not disrupt travelers, and the area remains relatively safe. The rate of serious crimes such as armed robbery and violent assault in the Zambezi area is 44.25 out of 100 (lower is better).

Bribery and corruption

Corruption and corruption are fairly common in this region of the country, but in recent years, the government has waged a war against these phenomena. The common rate of bribery and corruption in the Zambezi area is 78.65 out of 100.
The following is a summary of the information about the area and the levels of crime and personal security in it recently. Zambia is ranked 63 place out of 140 countries in our ranking, which measures the crime levels reported in the area, and the resident's feelings about the safety level in their area. The crime rate in the Zambezi area is 44.47 out of 100 (The lower the better), which measures the prevalence of crime, pickpocketing, assault, sexual assault, violence, and more in recent years, in the city and the wider area. The safety rate in the Zambezi area is 58.93 out of 100 (The higher the better), which measures the levels of security, and the sense of personal safety felt by the residents, tourists, and guides visiting the city. That means that Even though crime levels in the area are relatively low, you still need to take basic precautions to avoid trouble, especially at night.

*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of open sources such as numbeo.com And many others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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