Tokyo is World’s safest city, Delhi ranked 43rd


New Delhi: Japanese capital city Tokyo has topped The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2017, which ranked 60 cities on parameters including personal and health security.

Singapore and Japanese city Osaka have ranked second and third, while Delhi and Mumbai ranked 43rd and 45th respectively.

The index, produced by The Economist Intelligence Unit, was based on 49 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.

The study also took into account the ‘growing’ terrorism risks faced by the people in the world capitals.

No US city has made it to the top 10 in the security category and only San Francisco appeared in the top 20. The top 10 cities in this category are Madrid, Barcelona, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Zurich, Singapore, Wellington, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney.

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