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Safe entertainment

Safe entertainment relates to issues including violence, vandalism, nuisance, and other forms of insecurity/criminality in the entertainment area.

Police figures
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 jan-jun
Noise nuisance from hotel and catering establishments 25 39 57 54 49 53 26 16 7
Safety monitor
2014 2015 2016 2017 2019 2021
% Unsafe areas around places of entertainment - Often/sometimes [%] (3) 35.6 34.0 30.3 31.0 26.6
% Nuisance caused by hotel and catering establishments: great nuisance [%] (1) 1.7 2.1 2.1 2.4 2.1 1.8

1) Due to a change of method, the figures from 2021 are not comparable with those of the years before.

3) Due to a method change, this question will no longer be asked from 2021.

Places of entertainment have a favourable effect on safety as they are beneficial to the cultural and social climate, and also offer economic benefits. However, places of entertainment are also sometimes associated with safety problems, such as violence, nuisance, and vandalism.