What Are The Safest Cities In The World To Live In? (Infographic)

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The Economist’s Intelligence Unit published their ranking of the safest cities in the world and the result might surprise some of you – Also, no US city made the top 10.

Check the video of what the experts have to say about this report Here.

Contrary to popular believe, not all big cities are unsafe. In fact, this study found that urban hubs can be some of the safest places due to boast of low crime rate, high level of security and individuals’ awareness of safety.

The factors taken into consideration include:

  • Personal security

    • Account urban crime
    • Terrorism
    • Other violence
  • Digital security

    • Cyber attacks
  • Health security

    • Healthcare access
    • Hospitals
    • Emergency services
  • Infrastructure security

    • Safe buildings
    • Roads
    • Bridges

Economist analyzed 49 indicators across each aspect of security in order to come up with a score out of 100. Safer cities received higher scores.

11. Frankfurt, Germany

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  • Overall score: 84.86
  • Personal security ranking: 11
  • Digital security ranking: 16
  • Health security ranking: 3
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 23

10. Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Overall score: 85.2
  • Personal security ranking: 20
  • Digital security ranking: 19
  • Health security ranking: 4
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 10

9. Hong Kong

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  • Overall score: 86.22
  • Personal security ranking: 7
  • Digital security ranking: 5
  • Health security ranking: 24
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 7

8. Stockholm, Sweden

stockholm

  • Overall score: 86.72
  • Personal security ranking: 9
  • Digital security ranking: 13
  • Health security ranking: 10
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 4

7. Sydney, Australia

sydney

  • Overall score: 86.74
  • Personal security ranking: 12
  • Digital security ranking: 12
  • Health security ranking: 6
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 9

6. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

amsterdam

  • Overall score: 87.26
  • Personal security ranking: 10
  • Digital security ranking: 4
  • Health security ranking: 12
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 6

5. Melbourne, Australia

melbourne

  • Overall score: 87.3
  • Personal security ranking: 8
  • Digital security ranking: 11
  • Health security ranking: 9
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 7

4. Toronto, Canada

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  • Overall score: 87.36
  • Personal security ranking: 5
  • Digital security ranking: 6
  • Health security ranking: 11
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 14

3. Osaka, Japan

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  • Overall score: 88.87
  • Personal security ranking: 3
  • Digital security ranking: 14
  • Health security ranking: 1
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 11

2. Singapore

singapore

  • Overall score: 89.64
  • Personal security ranking: 1
  • Digital security ranking: 2
  • Health security ranking: 13
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 1

1. Tokyo, Japan

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  • Overall score: 89.8
  • Personal security ranking: 4
  • Digital security ranking: 1
  • Health security ranking: 2
  • Infrastructure security ranking: 12

CHECK The Full List – full size – Infographic

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