Bochum Tourism

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Bochum (German pronunciation: [ˈboːxʊm] ; Westphalian: Baukem) is a city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and part of the Arnsberg region. It is located in the Ruhr area and is surrounded by the cities (in clockwise direction) of Herne, Castrop-Rauxel, Dortmund, Witten, Hattingen, Essen and Gelsenkirchen. With a population of nearly 365,000, it is the 16th most populous city in Germany.


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Facts and Stats for Bochum*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bochum

    Know the pollution level of Bochum before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.22 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Bochum: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bochum for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bochum.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.29 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.29 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.29 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 21.43 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.57 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.29 (Low)
    • Attacks 39.29 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 64.29 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.14 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.14 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bochum - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 89.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.22 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 51 (High)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.51 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bochum

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bochum

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 101.42 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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