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The Top 10 Most And Least Safest Cities In The World, 2017

The Japanese capital, Tokyo once again has topped the Economist’s safe cities index chart as the safest city in the world. Tokyo ranked No. 1 with a total score of 89.80, followed only by Singapore and Osaka.

Joining Tokyo, Singapore, and Osaka in the top 5 safest cities in 2017 are Toronto and Melbourne. Completing the top 10 are Amsterdam (Netherlands), Sydney (Australia), Stockholm (Sweden), Hong Kong and Zürich (Switzerland).

The Top 20 Safest Cities In The World For 2017

  1. Tokyo, Japan
  2. Singapore
  3. Osaka, Japan
  4. Toronto, Canada
  5. Melbourne, Australia
  6. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  7. Sydney, Australia
  8. Stockholm, Sweden
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Zürich, Switzerland
  11. Frankfurt, Germany
  12. Madrid, Spain
  13. Barcelona, Spain
  14. Seoul, South Korea
  15. San Francisco, US
  16. Wellington, New Zealand
  17. Brussels, Belgium
  18. Los Angeles, US
  19. Chicago, US
  20. London, UK

The Top 10 Least Safest Cities In The World For 2017

Karachi has been ranked the least safe of 60 major cities of the world, followed by Yangon and Dhaka.

  1. Karachi, Pakistan
  2. Yangon, Myanmar
  3. Dhaka, Bangladesh
  4. Jakarta, Indonesia
  5. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  6. Manila, Philippines 
  7. Caracas, Venezuela
  8. Quito, Ecuador
  9. Tehran, Iran
  10. Cairo, Egypt

The cities index ranks 60 cities across the world based on 49 indicators, including digital security, health security, infrastructure security and personal security.

Infographic: These Are the World’s Most and Least Safe Cities 2017

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD Magazine
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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