Top 10 Safest Countries in the World

One of the most important features that we care about and look for while choosing a county to live in is safety. Without safety, you will not be able to live a happy and stable life, will always feel that you are worried and threatened and will not be able to think about your future and what you need to do for securing a happy and satisfactory life. There are many factors that are more than enough for affecting the safety rate in any country such as terrorism, robbery, murder and even those natural disasters that are caused by nature and are difficult to be controlled or stopped. Most of the governments around the world do their best and try to impose strict laws which are associated with committing crimes to lower the crime rate and allow those who live in these countries to live a peaceful and safe life that is free from any threats. To get more information about the places that are known for being safe and to discover whether your country is ranked among the safest countries or not, take a look at the following top 10 safest countries in the world.

10. Singapore


It is ranked as the 10th safest country in the world since the safety rate variable in it is estimated to be 80.02 while the crime rate variable is 19.98. What makes Singapore ranked as one of the safest countries in the world is the number of strict laws and severe punishments that are imposed when a crime is committed even if this crime is simple such as small traffic issues. This allows you to rarely find different problems and crimes that affect safety such as confrontational crimes, property crimes and other crimes which are related to carrying firearms and drug distribution or use. Singapore is not only safe, but it is also one of the cleanest countries in the world, has excellent healthcare infrastructures and is renowned for being one of the most important commercial hubs in the whole world.

9. Bahrain


It is the 1st Arab country to be met here on the list of the safest countries in the world but not the last one. Its economy depends mainly on the banking and tourism sectors. It succeeded to achieve high safety rate variable which is 80.21 and low crime rate variable which is 19.79. The high safety rate in Bahrain allows it to provide a safe shelter for those who live in the neighboring countries and want to escape from what they suffer especially persecution. Although Bahrain imposes strong laws and orders, you can still enjoy ultimate freedom there. You can safely walk in its streets thanks to prohibiting firearms, offering low street crime rate and rare violent crime.

8. Georgia


About 98% of those who live in Georgia feel that they are completely safe and this makes Georgia ranked as the 8th safest country in the world. It has a high safety rate variable which records 80.43 and low crime rate variable which comes to be 19.57. It is ranked by the World Economic Forum as the 34th country in the world in terms of national physical security. The streets are patrolled by the Georgian police on daily basis which allows the residents to enjoy walking safely in the streets and helps the tourists to visit the breathtaking attractions in Georgia without being afraid or annoyed.

7. Luxembourg


The safety rate variable in Luxemburg is high as it is 81.25 while the crime rate variable is low as it is 18.75. The high safety rate, well-developed economy and the good job opportunities in the country allow the residents to live a satisfactory life. Luxembourg is not just one of the safest countries in the world, but it is also one of the richest countries since the highest gross domestic-products in the world can be found in it. The country also cares about its expatriates and offers them a good lifestyle and the needed facilities.

6. Malta


Malta is the world’s 6th safest country as the safety rate variable in it is 81.46 and the crime rate variable is 18.54. It has no terrorist attacks and even the natural disasters in it are very rare and this is why it is ranked as the 2nd safest country in the world in terms of natural disasters. Malta has no floods, rising sea levels or even earthquakes which make this country a safe and perfect place for anyone to visit and live in.

5. United Arab Emirates 


It is the 2nd and last Arab country to be found here on this list after Bahrain. It comes as the world’s 5th safest country and this is because the safety rate variable in it is 81.99 and the crime rate variable is 18.01. UAE does not have terrorist attacks or violent crimes and the crimes which are related to properties rarely occur. Using weapons can be rarely found in UAE and there are certain crimes that are faced by strict laws and severe punishments which prevent individuals from committing these crimes.

4. South Korea 

South Korea

Natural disasters rarely occur in South Korea and guns are rarely used in this country because using them is illegal. The safety rate variable in South Korea is 82.60 while the crime rate variable is very low as it is just 17.40. All of these features make South Korea a safe place for its residents to live in and a perfect destination for others to visit it unlike its neighbor which is North Korea.

3. Hong Kong 


It is ranked as the 3rd safest country in the world and the main reason behind that is the high safety rate variable which is 83.43 while the crime rate variable is incredibly low as it is 16.57 only. Most of the places and streets in Hong Kong are usually busy which makes it safe for you to walk in them at anytime. The police officers are always there for controlling bars, restaurants and even buses to find them asking you for showing your ID and this is enough for reducing the number of serious crimes and making the country safe for its residents, tourists, travelers and expatriates.

2. Taiwan 


The 2nd safest country in the world is Taiwan as the serious crimes, violence, robbery and natural disasters can be rarely found there. The safety rate variable in Taiwan is 83.74 and the crime rate variable is 16.26. Taiwan is considered to be one of the best and most perfect tourist destinations not just because it is safe and allows you to walk safely in its streets at anytime even at night, but also because its people are really friendly, welcoming and honest.


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1. Japan


It comes as the safest country in the whole world and records the highest safety rate variable which is incredibly 86.89 while its crime rate variable is the lowest as it is 13.11. But what are the main reasons behind all of this? Committing different crime activities whether they are violent and serious or simple is extremely rare in this country and possessing firearms or carrying them is completely prohibited by strict laws. The wealthy economy of the country and the culture of the Japanese people are also responsible for encouraging the residents to avoid committing different crimes.

So if you are looking for a safe place to spend the rest of your life in it without worrying about different crime activities and natural disasters, then you can choose one of these safest countries that are presented to you here.  

♣It is worth mentioning that♣

The United States is ranked as the 88th safest country in the world with an extremely low safety rate variable which is 46.56 and high crime rate variable which is 53.44.

Sara Nagi

Sara Nagi is an Egyptian writer and activist. After earning a degree in English literature from Cairo University, she began working as a journalist and publishing articles on social issues.Nagi rose to prominence with her debut short story collection "Hawaween" in 2008, which explored feminist themes and was groundbreaking for Arabic literature at the time. She has since published several other acclaimed short story collections and novels that have been translated into multiple languages.In addition to her literary work, Nagi co-founded Basma, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women survivors of violence and single mothers. She has been vocal on women's rights issues in Egypt through columns, public speaking engagements and advocacy campaigns.Her contributions to both Arabic fiction and social activism have earned Nagi several international awards, including the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature from the American University in Cairo. Forbes Middle East recognized her as one of the 100 most powerful Arab women in 2018.Nagi continues to push boundaries with her writing while raising awareness about gender equality through her work with Basma and other organizations.
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