Poland third safest country in EU - Eurostat


Poland is the third safest country in the EU, according to Eurostat, the EU’s statistical office, with only 4.4 percent of Poles reporting crime, violence or vandalism in their local areas in 2019.

Only Lithuania, with 3.2 percent, and Croatia, with 2.7 percent, were safer, while the EU average stood at 11 percent.

Using the Eurostat data as a measure of general safety, the least safe countries in the EU are Bulgaria (20.2 percent), Greece (16.9 percent) and the Netherlands (16.3 percent).

France was also above the EU average on 14.7 percent, Belgium on 13.3 percent and Germany on 13.1 percent.