We have listed the safest countries based on statistical analysis report from “Federal Bureau of Investigations “. Now with no further introduction let’s move on to see the safest places around the world. Pack your bags and start the journey.
Crime rate variable: 19.98
Safety rate variable: 80.02
Based on the statistics, Singapore is the tenth safest country in the world with a very low crime rate. It is the world’s 7th cleanest city in the world too. The main reason behind Singapore being such a safe place is the kind of penalties and punishments imposed whenever someone is involved in a crime. Whether it is a small traffic issue or a serious offense, when the citizen commits it, there are harsh punishments. The strong laws of Singaporean government and better Singapore police force run a firm ship to keep the country as well as its residents safe. This doesn’t mean that the crime issues in Singapore are nonexistent. The fact is that they are far less when compared to other countries.
Burglary, housebreaking and other property crimes are getting rarer here. Confrontational crimes and violent acts are lesser in Singapore. Guns & other firearms are firmly controlled by the police and Singaporean government. Singapore also has less drug-related crimes. As with recreational drugs, firearms and other illicit activities, they are completely banned here. Even if someone happens to involve in drug distribution or its use, severe punishments and other consequences needs to be faced.
Apart from receiving the title “one of the cleanest countries in the world”, Singapore is equally reputed among other important commercial hubs in the world. Singapore includes one of the world’s best healthcare infrastructures. WJP, the United States based World Justice Project – Rule of Latex Index 2014 honored this country for its nonexistence of political violence, low crime levels and assurance in law enforcement authorities.
Crime rate variable: 19.79
Safety rate variable: 80.21
Bahrain is a cluster of small desert islands, which holds the ninth place in the list of safest countries in the world. The country encompasses around 665 square kilometers as its total land area with an overall population of about 1250000, which includes 235000 non-nationals too. The widely spoken language at Bahrain is “English”. The region has well-developed finance & regional tourism industries. In the recent years, this country has offered a very safe shelter for people wanting to escape from persecution – which is supposed to be very common in environments like Sharia, Saudi Arabia.
Besides its strict laws and orders, Bahrain offers ultimate freedom to its residents, which is something you will not find in its neighboring countries. They pose relaxed attitudes towards the availability of pork and dress codes. The overall street crime rate is reported to be very low here. Burglary and Robbery is controlled with common intelligence precautions. Violent crime is very rare and firearms are strictly prohibited.
Crime rate variable: 19.57
Safety rate variable: 80.43
Georgia is situated at the junction of Asia and Europe. This country shows a combination of diversity and uniqueness. It welcomes its visitors with Black Sea coastline, curative climate, national parks, Caucasus mountain range, mineral waters, delicious cuisine, rich culture, UNESCO Heritage Sites and popular Georgian hospitality.
The crime rate in Georgia is reported to be very low and is exactly why it has made it to eighth place in the safest countries in the world list. Apart from its safety measures, the attractions in the county are incredible. Right from Tbilisi’s old town architecture to its sparkling beaches and nightlife drives people to visit this country every year. The establishment of professional laws reduces the overall crime rates in different cities of Georgia. The best thing is that it increases one’s standard of living.
Based on the recent investigations, 98% Georgians, who took part in the survey, said that they feel 100% safe being at Georgia territory. Thus, the country goes one among the world leaders in the safety level. The World Economic Forum has honored this country by providing 34th rank in the national physical security. To ensure that there is proper safety, Georgian police patrols each street in the towns and cities every day. There was a time when corruption in Georgia was at its peak and used to be a big annoys for tourists. However, the good news is that now it has turned down so much that it could make it to this list, which is something to be appreciated.
Crime rate variable: 18.75
Safety rate variable: 81.25
According to a survey conducted by Mercer on the annual quality of living, Luxembourg offers a very satisfied lifestyle to its residents. Besides its low crime environment, this country also has well-developed economy. In fact, it has the world’s highest gross domestic-products. This factor makes this country to be one of the world’s richest countries too.
Another survey by ECA International in the year 2010 reported that this country takes seventh rank, out of 254 cities across the world in terms of facilities and lifestyle for expatriates. The best thing about this country is the kind of job opportunities it offers. When compared to other regions, Luxemborg offers increased earning ways.
Crime rate variable: 18.54
Safety rate variable: 81.46
The Department of State claims that Malta has a very low criminal activity. In fact, the crime rates over here have outranged the criminal statistics of United States, which is truly commendable. In the past few years, there were no terrorist attacks in this region. This is exactly why it makes it a safe place to visit and live in.
Talking about natural disasters – they are extremely rare! According to the World Risk Report 2013 Framed by “United Nations Institute for Environment & Human Security in Bonn and Alliance Development Works”, named Malta as the world’s 2nd safest country when it comes to natural disasters. According to their report, Malta has low exposure to floods, earthquakes or rising sea levels.
5. United Arab Emirates
Crime rate variable: 18.01
Safety rate variable: 81.99
Taking the fifth place in the list of top 10 safest countries in the world is none other than United Arab Emirates (UAE). Based on the RSO report (U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi’s Regional Security Office), the U.S. government categorizes UAEs overall crime rate to be “Medium”. When compared to the other similar sized nation worldwide, Abu Dhabi has a very low crime rate. Over here, weapons are rarely used. The violent crimes and property crimes occur infrequently. Moreover, the Department of State has great conscious about international terrorism.
Even though UAE is vigilant due to continued threats of terrorist groups including al-Qai’da, the country has still managed to create a safe & secure public image against terrorism and crimes. The punishments of certain crimes are so scary that it daunts individuals from committing it.
4. South Korea
Crime rate variable: 17.40
Safety rate variable: 82.60
The next place making it to the list of safest countries in the world is none other than South Korea. The crime rates in Korea are unbelievably low. It is rare to see any crimes happening. If you happen to live here, you’ll know why! If you wish to settle here, then you are making a good decision. No more worrying about those random beatings, muggings, theft, robbery, kidnapping etc. And the best part – using guns is strictly illegal.
Apart from the above, South Korea remains far from natural disasters. Yeah, you might have heard about tropical storms causing damages at South Korea but it is rare to observe them. While considering volcano eruptions, South Korea had only one active volcano called Mount Baekdusan, which took place over hundred years ago and now there is no sign about it.
3. Hong Kong
Crime rate variable: 16.57
Safety rate variable: 83.43