The Safe Cities Index is an index that identifies the safest cities in the world. The report ranks 60 cities across 57 different indicators. The various indicators covers digital security, health security, infrastructure security and personal security.
Tokyo is the city that, overall, tops the list, followed by Singapore and Osaka.
The first American cities are Toronto(6th) and Washington DC(7th). Some parts of the report are self evident and well known to any expat. For example, that Singapore would win for public transport and personal safety was quite obvious, as well as cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles when it comes to digital security.
Finally, here is the list of the safest cities in the world for 2019, divided by sector:
4. Washington DC
5. Los Angeles
3. Hong Kong
If you want to discover more details, you can read the full report here.