Only 18 per cent of Nairobi is safe, safety audit report shows

CCTV cameras in Nairobi. An audit report by the Nairobi City County and UN Habitat’s Safer Cities Programme shows that only 18 per cent of the city is safe. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The report covered 744 kilometres of roads in Nairobi.
  • It placed Nairobi at position 46 in the crime index report with a score of 63.24.
  • It also places Nairobi position 231 in the safest cities in the world and a safety index of 36.76 in the 277 cities surveyed.
  • The report corroborates findings of another one released mid-2016 by Numbeo.

An audit report by the Nairobi City County and UN Habitat’s Safer Cities Programme shows that only 18 per cent of the city is safe.

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