Country Rankings on Safety and Security

Country Rankings on Safety and Security 1

Iceland was ranked as the safest country in the world

The Global Finance ranking has recently published its study on the world's safest countries 2019 covering 128 countries.

The countries with insufficient and missing data were not included which may lead to miscalculations.

The index used were based on 3 factors:

1) War and peace;
2) Personal security; and
3) Natural disaster risk

The study revealed that Iceland is the world's safest country with a score of 6.16. Following the top 5 are Switzerland (7.01), Finland (7.04), Portugal (7.07), and Austria (7.0).

The top 5 least safe countries ranked in the list are Philippines (17.40), Yemen (15.93), Guatemala (15.81), El Salvador (15.43), and Nigeria (14.88).

2019 Global Finance Safety Index


Rank CountrySafety Index Score
1Country Rankings on Safety and Security 3Iceland6.16
2Country Rankings on Safety and Security 4Switzerland7.01
3Country Rankings on Safety and Security 5Finland7.04
4Country Rankings on Safety and Security 6Portugal7.07
5Country Rankings on Safety and Security 7Austria7.08
6Country Rankings on Safety and Security 8Norway7.27
7Country Rankings on Safety and Security 9Qatar7.28
8Country Rankings on Safety and Security 10Singapore7.34
9Country Rankings on Safety and Security 11Denmark7.41
10Country Rankings on Safety and Security 12New Zealand7.42
11Country Rankings on Safety and Security 13Canada7.42
12Country Rankings on Safety and Security 14Slovenia7.44
13Country Rankings on Safety and Security 15Sweden7.5
14Country Rankings on Safety and Security 16Czech Republic7.68
15Country Rankings on Safety and Security 17Spain7.81
16Country Rankings on Safety and Security 18Ireland7.82
17Country Rankings on Safety and Security 19Estonia7.89
18Country Rankings on Safety and Security 20Australia7.95
19Country Rankings on Safety and Security 21Belgium7.98
20Country Rankings on Safety and Security 22Germany8.09
21Country Rankings on Safety and Security 23United Arab Emirates8.21
22Country Rankings on Safety and Security 24Croatia8.27
23Country Rankings on Safety and Security 25Oman8.34
24Country Rankings on Safety and Security 26Latvia8.45
25Country Rankings on Safety and Security 27Lithuania8.49
26Country Rankings on Safety and Security 28Slovakia8.53
27Country Rankings on Safety and Security 29Poland8.54
28Country Rankings on Safety and Security 30Hungary8.61
29Country Rankings on Safety and Security 31Mongolia8.74
30Country Rankings on Safety and Security 32Bhutan8.79
31Country Rankings on Safety and Security 33Netherlands8.82
32Country Rankings on Safety and Security 34Cyprus8.88
33Country Rankings on Safety and Security 35Romania8.88
34Country Rankings on Safety and Security 36South Korea8.93
35Country Rankings on Safety and Security 37Uruguay8.93
36Country Rankings on Safety and Security 38France9.01
37Country Rankings on Safety and Security 39Kuwait9.1
38Country Rankings on Safety and Security 40United Kingdom9.21
39Country Rankings on Safety and Security 41Malaysia9.22
40Country Rankings on Safety and Security 42Italy9.23
41Country Rankings on Safety and Security 43Botswana9.25
42Country Rankings on Safety and Security 44Bulgaria9.27
43Country Rankings on Safety and Security 45Japan9.49
44Country Rankings on Safety and Security 46Kazakhstan9.5
45Country Rankings on Safety and Security 47Morocco9.53
46Country Rankings on Safety and Security 48Moldova9.58
47Country Rankings on Safety and Security 49Laos9.61
48Country Rankings on Safety and Security 50Jordan9.67
49Country Rankings on Safety and Security 51Georgia9.68
50Country Rankings on Safety and Security 52Argentina9.8
51Country Rankings on Safety and Security 53Rwanda9.98
52Country Rankings on Safety and Security 54Zambia9.98
53Country Rankings on Safety and Security 55Namibia10
54Country Rankings on Safety and Security 56Saudi Arabia10.02
55Country Rankings on Safety and Security 57Bahrain10.02
56Country Rankings on Safety and Security 58Bosnia and Herzegovina10.04
57Country Rankings on Safety and Security 59Greece10.13
58Country Rankings on Safety and Security 60Serbia10.14
59Country Rankings on Safety and Security 61North Macedonia10.24
60Country Rankings on Safety and Security 62Paraguay10.25
61Country Rankings on Safety and Security 63Chile10.25
62Country Rankings on Safety and Security 64Armenia10.25
63Country Rankings on Safety and Security 65Ghana10.27
64Country Rankings on Safety and Security 66Panama10.27
65Country Rankings on Safety and Security 67United States of America10.3
66Country Rankings on Safety and Security 68Malawi10.33
67Country Rankings on Safety and Security 69Bolivia10.39
68Country Rankings on Safety and Security 70Tajikistan10.48
69Country Rankings on Safety and Security 71Albania10.48
70Country Rankings on Safety and Security 72Sri Lanka10.53
71Country Rankings on Safety and Security 73Azerbaijan10.56
72Country Rankings on Safety and Security 74Gabon10.57
73Country Rankings on Safety and Security 75Mauritius10.72
74Country Rankings on Safety and Security 76Tunisia10.77
75Country Rankings on Safety and Security 77Ecuador10.81
76Country Rankings on Safety and Security 78Nepal10.82
77Country Rankings on Safety and Security 79Iran10.84
78Country Rankings on Safety and Security 80Lesotho10.88
79Country Rankings on Safety and Security 81Tanzania11.02
80Country Rankings on Safety and Security 82Senegal11.08
81Country Rankings on Safety and Security 83China11.11
82Country Rankings on Safety and Security 84Algeria11.14
83Country Rankings on Safety and Security 85Vietnam11.15
84Country Rankings on Safety and Security 86Brazil11.15
85Country Rankings on Safety and Security 87Peru11.22
86Country Rankings on Safety and Security 88Sierra Leone11.26
87Country Rankings on Safety and Security 89Indonesia11.27
88Country Rankings on Safety and Security 90Madagascar11.32
89Country Rankings on Safety and Security 80Kyrgyzstan11.43
90Country Rankings on Safety and Security 92Benin11.6
91Country Rankings on Safety and Security 93Uganda11.62
92Country Rankings on Safety and Security 94Israel11.64
93Country Rankings on Safety and Security 95Zimbabwe11.84
94Country Rankings on Safety and Security 96Côte d'Ivoire11.85
95Country Rankings on Safety and Security 97Mozambique11.91
96Country Rankings on Safety and Security 98Ethiopia12.01
97Country Rankings on Safety and Security 99Costa Rica12.02
98Country Rankings on Safety and Security 100Nicaragua12.06
99Country Rankings on Safety and Security 101Trinidad and Tobago12.19
100Country Rankings on Safety and Security 102Thailand12.27
101Country Rankings on Safety and Security 103South Africa12.33
102Country Rankings on Safety and Security 104Dominican Republic12.48
103Country Rankings on Safety and Security 105Egypt12.63
104Country Rankings on Safety and Security 106Mauritania12.76
105Country Rankings on Safety and Security 107Mexico12.82
106Country Rankings on Safety and Security 108India12.85
107Country Rankings on Safety and Security 109Turkey12.94
108Country Rankings on Safety and Security 110Russia12.94
109Country Rankings on Safety and Security 111Cambodia12.96
110Country Rankings on Safety and Security 112Jamaica13.02
111Country Rankings on Safety and Security 113Kenya13.13
112Country Rankings on Safety and Security 39Lebanon13.43
113Country Rankings on Safety and Security 115Burundi13.46
114Country Rankings on Safety and Security 116Honduras13.55
115Country Rankings on Safety and Security 111Cameroon13.56
116Country Rankings on Safety and Security 118Ukraine13.91
117Country Rankings on Safety and Security 119Democratic Republic of the Congo13.96
118Country Rankings on Safety and Security 120Venezuela13.98
119Country Rankings on Safety and Security 121Mali14.15
120Country Rankings on Safety and Security 35Chad14.31
121Country Rankings on Safety and Security 123Bangladesh14.66
122Country Rankings on Safety and Security 124Colombia14.79
123Country Rankings on Safety and Security 125Pakistan14.8
124Country Rankings on Safety and Security 126Nigeria14.88
125Country Rankings on Safety and Security 127El Salvador15.43
126Country Rankings on Safety and Security 128Guatemala15.81
127Country Rankings on Safety and Security 129Yemen15.93
128Country Rankings on Safety and Security 130Philippines17.7

 

Source: Global Finance
Full report: 2019 Global Safety Index