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Toronto Was Just Named One Of The Safest Cities In The World & Here's Why

Toronto has moved up four spots since 2019!

Toronto Staff Writer
Toronto Ranked Second Safest City In The World

Toronto is officially one of the safest cities on earth, according to the Safe Cities Index 2021.

Toronto scored the second-highest spot with a score of 82.2 out of 100, falling shortly behind the top city Copenhagen with a 0.2 difference in score.

The report created by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by NEC Corporation is currently on its fourth edition.In 2019 Toronto ranked sixth on the list,so it's safe to say the city is taking strides in safety.

The report ranks 60 global cities across 76 indicators of security across health, digital, infrastructure, personal and environmental factors. Toronto secured its prestigious ranking with high scores in all five categories.

Toronto placed second in environmental security and fourth in infrastructure security. However, Toronto didn't place in the top five for digital, personal or health security.

The top ten safest cities in the world, according to the study, are as follows.

  1. Copenhagen, DK (82.4)
  2. Toronto, CA (82.2)
  3. Singapore, SG (80.7)
  4. Sydney, AUS (80.1)
  5. Tokyo, JP (80.0)
  6. Amsterdam, NL (79.3)
  7. Wellington, NZ (79.0)
  8. Hong Kong, CN(78.6)
  9. Melbourne, AUS (78.6)
  10. Stockholm, SE (78.0)
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