Posted on: October 19, 2017
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Major capitals aren’t by definition unsafe and thanks to The Economist we now have a list of the safest cities in the world. Most noteworthy, Amsterdam is in place six of the safest cities in the world. Curious about the safest city in the world, and want to know where you should probably not walk the streets? Find out what the Amsterdam safety rating was based on below.
The Economist has compiled a list of the safest and unsafe cities in the world, the list was made by using 49 different indicators. It looked at personal safety, digital security, health safety and the quality of infrastructure. When it comes to personal security, you should think of terrorism and crime together with other types of violence. Similarly, digital security mainly deals with preparedness against cyber attacks. For health security they looked at access to healthcare, hospitals and first aid. With secure infrastructure the looked at the quality of the roads, buildings and bridges.
The safest city in the world is Tokyo in Japan with 89.8 points followed by Singapore with a rating of 89,64. After Singapore we find the Japanese city, Osaka, in third, with a rating of 88.87. Amsterdam safety rating is 87.26 points. The city ends up between Melbourne and Sydney at the sixth spot. Last we find Karachi, located in Pakistan. Karachi was named to most unsafe city with just 38.77 points. Karachi had around 21,242,625 inhabitants in 2011, making it one of the largest cities in the world.
And these are the unsafest cities in the world…