Investment in Moscow: Investment climate factors

Moscow has a high security level.

AAs a result of the Moscow policy for ensuring the citizens safety and combating crime, in 2015 the crime rate decreased by 20% against 2006-2010. In 2016, the Moscow total rate declined by almost 11%. The number of murders and attempted murders decreased about 4 times since 2005, and by almost 40% in 2010-2015. View chart

Number of registered murders and attempted murders,per 100 thousand people

Source: Rosstat, calculations of the Moscow City Investment Agency

Due to an intelligent transport system that was introduced in Moscow in 2012, the frequency of road accidents has been declining: the accident frequency has decreased almost halfway, and an average traffic speed has increased by 13 percent, with an increase in the number of cars. The city has more than 1400 centers for registering traffic rules violations. In 2010-2015, the accident frequency decreased by one third. View chart

Frequency of road accidents in Moscow, per 100 th. people

Source: State Traffic Safety Inspectorate

Moscow is one of the safest cities in the world in terms of the road accident frequency. View chart

Frequency of road accidents resulting in injuries, in Moscow, per 100 th. people

Source: Euromonitor, Economies and Consumers Annual Data

According to estimates from Numbeo.com’s users’ portal, Moscow’s safety levels are comparable to cities in Europe such as Paris, Dublin and Brussels. View chart

Safety index in cities around the world, 2015

Source: Numbeo.

According to the user data portal numbeo.com, Moscow is comparable to London and New York in terms of security.

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Security index in different cities of the world, July 2017

Source: Numbeo.

Number of registered murders and attempted murders,per 100 thousand people

Source: Rosstat, calculations of the Moscow City Investment Agency

Frequency of road accidents in Moscow, per 100 th. people

Source: State Traffic Safety Inspectorate

Frequency of road accidents resulting in injuries, in Moscow, per 100 th. people

Source: Euromonitor, Economies and Consumers Annual Data

Safety index in cities around the world, 2015

Source: Numbeo.

Security index in different cities of the world, July 2017

Source: Numbeo.