World’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 countries (100=perfectly safe; 0=very dangerous). Find more details on the page about the World.

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 the World

Global RankCityCountryRegionCity IndexCountry RiskCity Numbeo
1JohannesburgSouth AfricaAfrica36.344.716.64
2MoscowRussiaEurope39.533.453.58
3CairoEgyptAfrica39.538.541.73
4NairobiKenyaAfrica40.342.734.59
5PetersburgRussiaEurope40.533.457
6BogotaColombiaAmericas40.840.840.66
7Mexico CityMexicoAmericas41.144.233.96
8AcapulcoMexicoAmericas41.444.234.9
9MedellinColombiaAmericas41.740.843.64
10Rio de JaneiroBrazilAmericas42.851.322.81
11Sharm el SheikhEgyptAfrica42.938.553
12LimaPeruAmericas4348.629.92
13Sao PauloBrazilAmericas43.151.324.1
14DelhiIndiaAsia43.845.539.72
15TehranIranAsia44.244.842.87
16Guadalajara MexicoAmericas4544.246.78
17KolkattaIndiaAsia46.345.548
18MumbaiIndiaAsia46.645.549.01
19AgraIndiaAsia46.945.550
20ChennaiIndiaAsia48.345.554.93
21CancúnMexicoAmericas48.944.260
22BangkokThailandAsia49.647.454.73
23Tel AvivIsraelAsia49.743.265
24Playa Del CarmenMexicoAmericas49.844.263
25PhuketThailandAsia5047.456
26La PazBoliviaAmericas50.756.138
27IstanbulTurkeyAsia50.949.853.56
28JaipurIndiaAsia51.745.566
29JerusalemIsraelAsia52.343.273.62
30AmmanJordanAsia52.853.750.74
31Punta CanaDominican RepublicAmericas53.153.552
32JerbaTunisiaAfrica54.552.160
33CuscoPeruAmericas54.748.669
34JakartaIndonesiaAsia54.957.249.56
35Cabo San LucasMexicoAmericas55.144.280.6
36Kuala LumpurMalaysiaAsia56.46926.84
37ManamaBahrainAsia56.548.675
38AntalyaTurkeyAsia56.749.872.92
39ChicagoUnited States of AmericaAmericas58.469.432.75
40DenpasarIndonesiaAsia58.657.262
41MarrakechMoroccoAfrica58.953.372
42RiyadhSaudi ArabiaAfrica59.250.180.33
43MarseillesFranceEurope59.964.340
44Washington DCUnited States of AmericaAmericas6069.438
45Buenos AiresArgentinaAmericas60.37037.8
46MiamiUnited States of AmericaAmericas60.469.439.3
47BrusselsBelgiumEurope60.671.645.46
48MeccaSaudi ArabiaAfrica60.950.186
49CordobaArgentinaAmericas61.27040.7
50Las VegasUnited States of AmericaAmericas61.369.442.29
51Siem ReapCambodiaAsia62.366.752
52Los AngelesUnited States of AmericaAmericas62.369.445.76
53OrlandoUnited States of AmericaAmericas62.669.446.58
54HoChi Minh CityVietnamAsia62.671.941
55Phnom PenhCambodiaAsia6366.754.49
56HalongVietnamAsia63.571.944
57New York CityUnited States of AmericaAmericas63.669.450
58GuangzhouChinaAsia63.765.260.11
59RomeItalyEurope6477.344.13
60San FranciscoUnited States of AmericaAmericas64.269.452.1
61BeijingChinaAsia64.765.263.42
62ShenzhenChinaAsia6565.264.64
63HanoiVietnamAsia65.471.950.35
64MilanItalyEurope65.777.350.18
65ShanghaiChinaAsia66.165.268.18
66TianjinChinaAsia66.965.271
67ParisFranceEurope67.664.345.93
68AthensGreeceEurope67.774.751.33
69MacauChinaAsia67.865.274
70LondonUnited KingdomEurope67.877.644.84
71HonoluluUnited States of AmericaAmericas6969.468
72BarcelonaSpainEurope6984.658.21
73Hong KongChinaAsia69.465.279.15
74LyonFranceEurope69.764.361.06
75SofiaBulgariaEurope70.979.550.85
76NiceFranceEurope7164.347.16
77FlorenceItalyEurope71.477.370.07
78MadridSpainEurope71.784.668.28
79DublinIrelandEurope71.983.245.59
80Santiago de ChileChileAmericas72.180.353
81FrankfurtGermanyEurope72.185.852.75
82AmsterdamNetherlandsEurope74.78563.92
83BudapestHungaryEurope75.382.358.88
84VeniceItalyEurope75.777.372
85SydneyAustraliaOceania78.587.856.8
86BerlinGermanyEurope78.585.861.46
87DubaiUnited Arab EmiratesAsia78.679.277.16
88LisbonPortugalEurope79.886.165.18
89CracowPolandEurope79.985.167.8
90TokyoJapanAsia80.480.779.7
91Abu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesAsia80.479.283.29
92StockholmSwedenEurope80.584.157.02
93MelbourneAustraliaOceania80.787.864.18
94MumbaiIndiaAsia46.645.549.01
95KolkattaIndiaAsia46.345.548
96Guadalajara MexicoAmericas4544.246.78
97TehranIranAsia44.244.842.87
98DelhiIndiaAsia43.845.539.72
99Sao PauloBrazilAmericas43.151.324.1
100LimaPeruAmericas4348.629.92
101Sharm el SheikhEgyptAfrica42.938.553
102Rio de JaneiroBrazilAmericas42.851.322.81
103MedellinColombiaAmericas41.740.843.64
104AcapulcoMexicoAmericas41.444.234.9
105Mexico CityMexicoAmericas41.144.233.96
106BogotaColombiaAmericas40.840.840.66
107PetersburgRussiaEurope40.533.457
108NairobiKenyaAfrica40.342.734.59
109CairoEgyptAfrica39.538.541.73
110MoscowRussiaEurope39.533.453.58
111JohannesburgSouth AfricaAfrica36.344.716.64

Rankings for the Safest and most Dangerous Countries in :

World
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
oceania
World
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
oceania

Rankings for the Safest and most Dangerous Cities in :

World
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania
World
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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.