Africa’s Safest Countries

City Safe has compiled and analyzed data from several public sources to make a safety index that allows to rank the world’s countries by safety (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 cities.

RankCountryRegionCitySafeGPINumbeoAMFANZMFA
29MauritiusAfrica79.273.776.999
43NamibiaAfrica72.174.539.199
49GhanaAfrica70.372.35188
54BotswanaAfrica6882NA99
59MalawiAfrica63.773.3NA99
67SwazilandAfrica57.961.8NA99
68TanzaniaAfrica57.969.84055
70ZambiaAfrica5772NA77
77MoroccoAfrica53.365.849.734
79TunisiaAfrica52.167.861.113
83Sierra LeoneAfrica50.771.5NA55
86LesothoAfrica50.170.2NA55
87Saudi ArabiaAfrica50.164.274.811
88ZimbabweAfrica5054.139.955
89GabonAfrica49.969.7NA55
92BeninAfrica48.873.7NA44
93SenegalAfrica48.867.6NA55
97MozambiqueAfrica48.466.8NA55
109LiberiaAfrica45.767.4NA44
112South AfricaAfrica44.750.821.655
116EthiopiaAfrica42.956.565.810
117KenyaAfrica42.752.230.534
118MadagascarAfrica42.269.4NA32
120AlgeriaAfrica41.860.642.411
121AngolaAfrica41.565.1NA33
122DjiboutiAfrica41.258.4NA44
126Ivory CoastAfrica39.360.6NA33
128EgyptAfrica38.550.643.512
130UgandaAfrica38.458.7NA33
132RwandaAfrica36.549.1NA44
133Burkina FasoAfrica36.166.1NA11
134CameroonAfrica3551.9NA42
136TogoAfrica34.168.1NANA0
139Equatorial GuineaAfrica33.266.4NANA0
140ChadAfrica31.948.7NA50
141GuineaAfrica31.757.3NA11
142Guinea-BissauAfrica31.256.5NA11
143The GambiaAfrica31.262.4NANA0
144EritreaAfrica29.853.5NA11
145NigerAfrica29.553.1NA11
146MauritaniaAfrica29.255.4NA10
147Republic of the CongoAfrica2958NANA0
148NigeriaAfrica28.929.425.933
149MaliAfrica28.253.5NA10
150BurundiAfrica26.552.9NA00
152LibyaAfrica2533.142.200
155SomaliaAfrica15.613.544.300
157Democratic Republic of the CongoAfrica12.722.4NA10
159South SudanAfrica10.510.518.710
160SudanAfrica1014NA11
161Central African RepublicAfrica6.312.5NA00

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.