The article is devoted to problems of the assessment of compensation for moral damage to victims of crime, calculated using socioeconomic indices and depending on the social danger level of the moral damage. Attention is focussed on the degree of physical and moral suffering connected with individual peculiarities of the harmed person, and the introduction of differentiated rates of compensation for moral damage to the injured party, depending on the offence committed by the guilty person and the harmful consequences, is offered.