Copenhagen surpasses Tokyo and Singapore to be crowned the safest city in the world

A ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit has named Copenhagen the world's safest city for the first time. The Danish capital Copenhagen outpaced Tokyo and Singapore, which have traditionally been the index's leaders.

Since 2015, the EIU has conducted the survey every two years, evaluating 76 indicators across the sectors of digital, health, infrastructure, environment, and personal security.

Let's take a look at the winners:

Copenhagen

Scoring 82.4 points out of 100, Denmark capital city of Copenhagen ranks first among the safest cities in the world, overtaking Tokyo and Singapore.   

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Toronto

Taking the second place, the Canadian city scored 82.2 points.

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Singapore

With 80.7 points, Singapore dropped from 2nd to 3rd safest city in the world.

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Tokyo

With 80 points out of 100, Japan's capital ranked fifth in the world's safest cities list.

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam ranked sixth on the world's top 10 list of safest cities with 79.3 points.

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Sydney

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Wellington

With 79 points, the capital of New Zealand was ranked seventh on the list of safest cities in the world.

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Hong Kong

The eighth safest city worldwide is China's Hong Kong, which scored 78.6 points.

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Melbourne

Melbourne, one more entry from Australia made the top ten, with 78.6 points.

 

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Stockholm

The capital city of Sweden, Stockholm, was placed 10th in the list of safest cities in the world by scoring 78 points.

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