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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Stats Gate

The World’s Safest Cities Ranking, 2019

For the 3rd year, the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi has been ranked the safest city in the world, according to the statistical analysis (2019) by the CEOWORLD magazine, with Doha (Qatar) close behind in 2nd place.

The remaining eight safest cities in the world were Quebec City, Taipei, Munich, Dubai, Zurich, Bern, Eskisehir, and Hong Kong, in that order. The safety index ranked 334 cities. The crime index or score is an estimation of the overall level of crime in a given city.

The No. 11 to 15 cities are Basel, Rijeka, Tokyo, Tartu, and Canberra.

At 5th, Munich was ranked as the safest city in Europe, Zurich (7th), Bern (8th), Basel (11th), Rijeka (12th), Tartu (14th), Cluj-Napoca (16th), Tbilisi (17th), Trondheim (19th), Reykjavik (19th), and and Zagreb (20th).

The bottom five were Caracas, the Venezuelan capital (334th); Pietermaritzburg in South Africa; Papua New Guinea capital Port Moresby; South Africa’s capital Pretoria; Honduran city of San Pedro Sula.

The World’s Safest Cities Ranking, 2019:

RankCityCountryScore
1Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates89.08
2DohaQatar88.43
3Quebec CityCanada85.19
4TaipeiTaiwan85.08
5MunichGermany83.37
6DubaiUnited Arab Emirates83.31
7ZurichSwitzerland83.24
8BernSwitzerland83.02
9EskisehirTurkey82.11
10Hong KongHong Kong82
11BaselSwitzerland81.7
12RijekaCroatia80.96
13TokyoJapan80.94
14TartuEstonia80.46
15CanberraAustralia80.22
16Cluj-NapocaRomania79.97
17TbilisiGeorgia79.19
18TrondheimNorway79.05
19ReykjavikIceland78.77
20ZagrebCroatia78.61
21MeridaMexico78.24
22YerevanArmenia78.18
23TallinnEstonia78.15
24Chiang MaiThailand78.09
25LjubljanaSlovenia78.02
26BrasovRomania77.97
27HelsinkiFinland77.79
28OsakaJapan77.53
29CopenhagenDenmark77.42
30MuscatOman77.3
31ViennaAustria76.72
32BursaTurkey76.42
33StavangerNorway76.36
34MinskBelarus75.71
35AalborgDenmark75.56
36TimisoaraRomania75.36
37OttawaCanada75.31
38GentBelgium75.21
39DusseldorfGermany75.2
40MalagaSpain74.93
41PragueCzech Republic74.84
42ManamaBahrain74.61
43MangaloreIndia74.39
44ValenciaSpain74.3
45WaterlooCanada73.87
46The HagueNetherlands73.77
47LuxembourgLuxembourg73.76
48EindhovenNetherlands73.53
49IzmirTurkey73.49
50BrnoCzech Republic73.3
51IasiRomania73.03
52OuluFinland72.78
53Salt Lake CityUnited States72.74
54DavaoPhilippines72.58
55BergenNorway72.54
56BucharestRomania72.32
57StuttgartGermany72.11
58GenevaSwitzerland72.1
59WarsawPoland71.77
60Tel Aviv-YafoIsrael71.69
61MadisonUnited States71.64
62SingaporeSingapore71.64
63RiyadhSaudi Arabia71.56
64LisbonPortugal71.48
65VilniusLithuania71.35
66VadodaraIndia71.28
67NicosiaCyprus71.27
68Nizhny NovgorodRussia71.13
69SeoulSouth Korea71.1
70ThiruvananthapuramIndia71.01
71GalwayIreland71
72KochiIndia70.72
73IslamabadPakistan70.7
74VictoriaCanada70.42
75BratislavaSlovakia70.33
76WellingtonNew Zealand70.3
77LausanneSwitzerland70.25
78HaifaIsrael70.09
79MontrealCanada69.76
80EdinburghUnited Kingdom69.57
81MadridSpain69.5
82BakuAzerbaijan69.07
83Puerto VallartaMexico68.8
84CorkIreland68.78
85Krakow (Cracow)Poland68.77
86AdelaideAustralia68.42
87SplitCroatia68.33
88RaleighUnited States68.24
89CalgaryCanada67.91
90LimassolCyprus67.49
91BrightonUnited Kingdom67.11
92AhmedabadIndia66.89
93AmsterdamNetherlands66.84
94WroclawPoland66.53
95BostonUnited States66.26
96HobartAustralia66.24
97PoznanPoland65.99
98Navi MumbaiIndia65.93
99BrisbaneAustralia65.92
100AntwerpBelgium65.91
101IncheonSouth Korea65.84
102LundSweden65.67
103Kuwait CityKuwait65.56
104Banja LukaBosnia And Herzegovina65.39
105CoimbatoreIndia65.35
106Jeddah (Jiddah)Saudi Arabia65.29
107NurembergGermany65.11
108SuratIndia64.93
109GdanskPoland64.9
110KathmanduNepal64.86
111AustinUnited States64.85
112HyderabadIndia64.84
113CardiffUnited Kingdom64.5
114RiversideUnited States64.48
115QueretaroMexico64.31
116VancouverCanada64.21
117BoiseUnited States64.03
118SydneyAustralia63.9
119Ad DammamSaudi Arabia63.74
120ThessalonikiGreece63.64
121RotterdamNetherlands63.54
122San DiegoUnited States63.34
123TorontoCanada63.31
124BudapestHungary63.25
125PuneIndia63.15
126BelgradeSerbia63
127JerusalemIsrael62.55
128RigaLatvia61.99
129OsloNorway61.87
130LahorePakistan61.52
131ColomboSri Lanka61.2
132AlexandriaEgypt61.1
133ChristchurchNew Zealand60.99
134KatowicePoland60.88
135PortoPortugal60.75
136KitchenerCanada60.7
137Saint PetersburgRussia60.62
138KaunasLithuania60.58
139Newcastle upon TyneUnited Kingdom60.32
140ChandigarhIndia60.29
141BristolUnited Kingdom59.92
142AnkaraTurkey59.72
143BerlinGermany59.7
144ChennaiIndia59.61
145TiranaAlbania59.52
146MakatiPhilippines59.48
147AmmanJordan59.34
148SheffieldUnited Kingdom59.34
149MoscowRussia59.31
150FrankfurtGermany59.23
151ShanghaiChina59.13
152LvivUkraine58.99
153HanoiVietnam58.92
154PenangMalaysia58.66
155BangkokThailand58.61
156NanaimoCanada58.55
157MumbaiIndia58.37
158ColumbusUnited States58.35
159DenverUnited States58.31
160BarcelonaSpain58.02
161HalifaxCanada57.85
162BeijingChina57.69
163EdmontonCanada57.55
164Gold CoastAustralia57.49
165Los AngelesUnited States57.46
166MississaugaCanada57.4
167San JoseUnited States57.37
168CologneGermany57.22
169SofiaBulgaria57.17
170ShenzhenChina57.09
171RichmondUnited States57.06
172HonoluluUnited States56.89
173LeedsUnited Kingdom56.77
174CharlotteUnited States56.64
175MilanItaly56.63
176TunisTunisia56.62
177LyonFrance56.58
178BelfastUnited Kingdom56.38
179PerthAustralia56.36
180IloiloPhilippines56.27
181ToulouseFrance56.26
182New YorkUnited States56.12
183Addis AbabaEthiopia56.11
184NottinghamUnited Kingdom55.99
185LiverpoolUnited Kingdom55.96
186Novi SadSerbia55.88
187LodzPoland55.86
188Panama CityPanama55.8
189BeirutLebanon55.65
190BolognaItaly55.64
191GothenburgSweden55.59
192StockholmSweden55.5
193MelbourneAustralia55.31
194ChisinauMoldova55.3
195SkopjeMacedonia54.73
196GlasgowUnited Kingdom54.41
197BangaloreIndia54.32
198LondonCanada54.18
199AucklandNew Zealand54.13
200SeattleUnited States54.02
201KristiansandNorway53.81
202San AntonioUnited States53.32
203KharkivUkraine53.23
204YekaterinburgRussia53.21
205MedellinColombia53.15
206KievUkraine52.77
207GuangzhouChina52.57
208NovosibirskRussia52.45
209PortlandUnited States52.33
210IstanbulTurkey52.27
211HamburgGermany52.12
212BaliIndonesia52.08
213AthensGreece51.81
214KelownaCanada51.78
215SaskatoonCanada51.63
216KolkataIndia51.46
217CincinnatiUnited States51.18
218DallasUnited States50.86
219BrusselsBelgium50.52
220MinneapolisUnited States50.41
221HamiltonCanada50.4
222CebuPhilippines50.34
223DublinIreland50.18
224TampaUnited States50.01
225LimerickIreland49.85
226San FranciscoUnited States49.48
227SacramentoUnited States49.23
228SantiagoChile49.22
229SarajevoBosnia And Herzegovina49.15
230MonterreyMexico48.76
231CairoEgypt48.75
232ParisFrance48.6
233LouisvilleUnited States48.54
234MiamiUnited States48.51
235TucsonUnited States47.98
236LondonUnited Kingdom47.76
237RomeItaly47.58
238MalmoSweden47.51
239PhoenixUnited States46.78
240OrlandoUnited States46.64
241PattayaThailand46.63
242JakartaIndonesia46.47
243QuitoEcuador46.42
244HarareZimbabwe46.26
245NaplesItaly46.21
246TehranIran46.16
247OdessaUkraine46
248Las VegasUnited States45.42
249ManchesterUnited Kingdom45.19
250TurinItaly45.18
251Phnom PenhCambodia45.06
252FlorianopolisBrazil44.69
253CasablancaMorocco44.67
254BramptonCanada44.45
255San JoseCosta Rica44.36
256ReginaCanada44.34
257WinnipegCanada44.06
258MontevideoUruguay43.99
259KarachiPakistan43.97
260UlaanbaatarMongolia43.89
261Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam43.49
262MarseilleFrance43.45
263WashingtonUnited States43.27
264AlgiersAlgeria43.13
265JacksonvilleUnited States42.33
266IndianapolisUnited States42.14
267BirminghamUnited Kingdom42.13
268DelhiIndia41.23
269GurgaonIndia41.15
270Kansas CityUnited States41.08
271GuadalajaraMexico40.77
272Johor BahruMalaysia40.76
273Guatemala CityGuatemala39.72
274PhiladelphiaUnited States39.55
275DarwinAustralia39.52
276AnchorageUnited States39.51
277DroghedaIreland39.47
278TijuanaMexico39.2
279NairobiKenya39
280BogotaColombia38.9
281Quezon CityPhilippines38.81
282Petaling JayaMalaysia38.46
283CataniaItaly38.3
284TownsvilleAustralia38.24
285BrasiliaBrazil38.09
286SurreyCanada37.67
287HoustonUnited States37.24
288TripoliLibya37.2
289AtlantaUnited States37.14
290NoidaIndia37.1
291Buenos AiresArgentina36.8
292CuritibaBrazil36.56
293BaghdadIraq36.08
294ChicagoUnited States35.88
295Dar es SalaamTanzania35.36
296New OrleansUnited States35.32
297ManilaPhilippines35.13
298LagosNigeria34.82
299OaklandUnited States34.79
300Belo HorizonteBrazil34.42
301MilwaukeeUnited States33.89
302DamascusSyria33.87
303DhakaBangladesh33.84
304MaleMaldives33.79
305Kuala LumpurMalaysia33.23
306KingstonJamaica33.05
307Santo DomingoDominican Republic32.83
308CampinasBrazil32.6
309Mexico CityMexico32.29
310LimaPeru32.24
311Saint LouisMO32.11
312San JuanPuerto Rico30.94
313AlmatyKazakhstan29.7
314WindhoekNamibia29.35
315Sao PauloBrazil28.88
316Cape TownSouth Africa28.84
317AlbuquerqueUnited States28.82
318BaltimoreUnited States28.03
319DetroitUnited States27.92
320San SalvadorEl Salvador27.27
321Port ElizabethSouth Africa25.14
322Port of SpainTrinidad And Tobago24.15
323RecifeBrazil23.54
324Porto AlegreBrazil22.6
325Rio de JaneiroBrazil22.25
326SalvadorBrazil22.1
327FortalezaBrazil20.59
328JohannesburgSouth Africa19.6
329DurbanSouth Africa19.27
330San Pedro SulaHonduras18.83
331PretoriaSouth Africa18.82
332Port MoresbyPapua New Guinea18.79
333PietermaritzburgSouth Africa16.97
334CaracasVenezuela14.8

The Top 10 most dangerous cities in the world for 2019: The most dangerous cities in the world, according to the ranking, were Caracas (Venezuela), Pietermaritzburg (South Africa), Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea), Pretoria (South Africa), and San Pedro Sula (Honduras). Other cities that featured in the top ten most dangerous cities included Durban, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa; Fortaleza, Brazil; Salvador, Brazil, and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

The Top 10 safest cities in the world for 2019: Abu Dhabi was named as the safest city in the world, that’s the entire world, followed by Doha, Quebec City, Taipei, and Munich. Other cities that featured in the top ten safest cities included Dubai, Zurich, Bern, Eskisehir, and Hong Kong.


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