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Sydney beats Melbourne in safest cities index, but who beat all?

Sydney beats Melbourne in safest cities index, but who beat all? | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

A recent report from The Economist's Intelligence Unit has ranked the top fifty cities across the globe in terms of safety, putting the next summer Olympic host city of Tokyo in first place. Singapore was a close second, and Japan's Osaka took out third place, giving us an all Asian top three. While Melbourne may come out on top when it comes to liveability, Sydney has beat it in the safety stakes, coming in behind Stockholm and Amsterdam as number six to Melbourne's nine. New York was the only US city to make the top ten and Jakarta was left to come last in the top 50 rankings. Click here to view the full list.

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Sydney and Melbourne among the world's safest cities

Sydney and Melbourne among the world's safest cities | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

In a comprehensive survey conducted by The Economist, Sydney has been rated as one of the world's safest cities, placing in 6th position. Sydney was the highest ranking Australian city, ahead of Melbourne, which placed 9th. Sydney also ranked ahead of international cities such as New York, Hong Kong, San Francisco and London. The Safe Cities Index 2015 is an Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by NEC. The report is based on an index composed of more than 40 quantitative and qualitative indicators. These indicators are split across four thematic categories: digital security; health security; infrastructure safety; and personal safety. Every city in the Index is scored across these four categories. Click here for more information.

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