Namibia has been ranked 14th worldwide on the list of the most dangerous countries in the world and is ranked third in Africa and Zimbabwe being ranked 24th in the world. South Africa has been named the third most dangerous country in the world and first in Africa, this is according to Numbeo’s 2021 crime index. The indicator is based on the observation of citizens’ fear levels regarding violent crimes, hate crimes based on ethnicity or religion, and corruption.