Africa’s Most Dangerous Cities

City Safe has compiled and analyzed data from several public sources to make a safety index that allows to rank the world’s cities (100=perfectly safe; 0=very dangerous). Find more details on the page about Africa.

These sources take in consideration all kind of threats such as mugging, crime, road death toll, occurrence of terrorist attacks and wars, to build their own ranking of world’s most dangerous countries/cities to know how unsafe they can be.

The Most Dangerous Cities in Africa

Global RankCityCountryRegionCity IndexCountry RiskCity Numbeo
1JohannesburgSouth AfricaAfrica36.344.716.64
3CairoEgyptAfrica39.538.541.73
4NairobiKenyaAfrica40.342.734.59
11Sharm el SheikhEgyptAfrica42.938.553
32JerbaTunisiaAfrica54.552.160
41MarrakechMoroccoAfrica58.953.372
42RiyadhSaudi ArabiaAfrica59.250.180.33
48MeccaSaudi ArabiaAfrica60.950.186

Rankings for the Safest and most Dangerous Countries in :

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Rankings for the Safest and most Dangerous Cities in :

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Notes:

  • An index of 100 means the country is perfectly safe while 0 means it is extremely dangerous.
  • GPI stands for Global Peace Index, AMFA for the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and NZMFA for the Minister for Foreign Affairs of New Zealand.
  • This ranking is for indicative purposes only.