What are the safest cities in the world? Global safety ranking

Discover the worlds safest cities. The default safety ranking is based on seven factors: 1) the homicide rate per 100,000 people, 2) the quality of law & order, 3) the level of corruption, 4) the fragility score, 5) the prevalence of organised crime, 6) the level of financial crime and 7) safety surveys.

Pick and choose which are most important to you with the sort and filter options on the left.

The sources that we use to create this index of the safest cities in the world:

1) The homicide rate (per 100,000) – UN + national government sources.

2) Law & order – Global Law and Order Report (Gallup) 

3) Corruption – Transparancy.org Corruption Perceptions Index

4) Fragility score – Fragile City Scores

5) Organised crime – World Bank

6) Financial crime – Basel AML index

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1.

Bern

Overall
3.7/5
Education
4.7/5
Healthcare
3.7/5
Safety
5/5
Culture
2.4/5
2.

Zurich

Overall
4.8/5
Education
4.9/5
Healthcare
3.6/5
Safety
5/5
Culture
4/5
3.

Lausanne

Overall
3.7/5
Education
4.9/5
Healthcare
3.6/5
Safety
4.9/5
Culture
2.6/5
4.

Basel

Overall
4/5
Education
4.7/5
Healthcare
3.7/5
Safety
4.9/5
Culture
3.9/5
5.

Stavanger

Overall
3.2/5
Education
4.3/5
Healthcare
3.6/5
Safety
4.8/5
Culture
2.2/5
6.

Reykjavik

Overall
3.6/5
Education
4/5
Healthcare
3.3/5
Safety
4.8/5
Culture
3.5/5
7.

Singapore

Overall
5/5
Education
4.9/5
Healthcare
3.5/5
Safety
4.8/5
Culture
4.8/5
8.

Helsinki

Overall
3.7/5
Education
3.9/5
Healthcare
3.9/5
Safety
4.8/5
Culture
4.5/5
9.

Dubai

Overall
4.6/5
Education
4.3/5
Healthcare
3.2/5
Safety
4.8/5
Culture
4.3/5