Safest Cities in the World

Busy cities such as London, New York City, or Tokyo aren’t little places where folks leave their doors unlocked or their cell phones on the tables at coffee shops.

However, these cities are safer than you think.

On a list of safest cities in the world, European and Asian cities ruled the top of the list. Want to know which ones are the safest? Here’s a list of some of them. Safety is a thing many of us take for granted but the safer your environment is, the happier and healthier you are.

Tokyo, Japan

The top safest city in the world is also the most heavily populated. Tokyo, the capital of Japan does well in digital security.

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is #1 for living well and #2 for infrastructure safety.

New York City

New York City is packed with folks, but it is the only US city to make the top 10 list. NYC has gotten safer over the years. In the 90s, there were over 2,200 homicides and over five murders per day. Since then, the population has really increased and murders have really diminished to a historic low. New York ranks high for digital security. Interesting for the US, so does Chicago, San Francisco and LA.

Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich is ranked #1 for both health and infrastructure security.

Toronto, Canada

Toronto is not only one of the safest places to live, but according to reports, one of the best places to live in the whole world.


Generally, European cities do well when it comes to safety, hugely thanks to their health care systems. Though, a few cities battle to make it to the top of the list due to huge population sizes. Over 770,000 folks live in Amsterdam, making it one of the littlest cities to make the top of the list.