Gamboa Tourism, Panama

Visit Gamboa - Best of Gamboa

Gamboa is a small town in the Republic of Panama. It was one of a handful of permanent Canal Zone townships, built to house employees of the Panama Canal and their dependents. The name Gamboa is the name of a tree of the quince family.


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Facts and Stats for Gamboa*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gamboa

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

    • Air Pollution 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 66.41 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 69.53 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 69.17 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 79.69 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55.15 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Gamboa: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 41.36 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.76 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.64 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75.96 (High)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.73 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.26 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.36 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.37 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.27 (Moderate)
  • Living in Gamboa - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Gamboa is 111.07 (High)

    • Safety Index 53.56 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 67.49 (High)
    • Pollution Index 65.35 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.21 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 55.24 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.84 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.84 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 43.25 (Very 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 Gamboa

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.08 USD

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

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