World’s Most Dangerous 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 (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 Countries in the World

Global RankCountryRegionCitySafeGPINumbeoAMFANZMFA
1AfghanistanAsia6.28.7NA00
2South SudanAfrica9.310.518.710
3YemenAsia9.335.8NA00
4Central African RepublicAfrica10.412.5NA00
5SyriaAsia10.6045.310
6SudanAfrica12.914NA11
7IraqAsia14.2848.500
8Democratic Republic of the CongoAfrica16.222.4NA10
9SomaliaAfrica16.413.544.300
10LibyaAfrica2033.142.200
11North KoreaAsia2126.8NA22
12PakistanAsia25.823.943.412
13BurundiAfrica3052.9NA00
14MaliAfrica30.553.5NA10
15UkraineEurope30.73251.443
16EritreaAfrica31.553.5NA11
17NigeriaAfrica31.929.425.933
18ChadAfrica32.348.7NA50
19VenezuelaAmericas32.746.115.632
20RussiaEurope33.427.752.733
21LebanonAsia34.540.949.412
22MauritaniaAfrica3555.4NA10
23CameroonAfrica35.151.9NA42
24Guinea-BissauAfrica3656.5NA11
25RwandaAfrica36.449.1NA44
26NigerAfrica36.653.1NA11
27EgyptAfrica36.850.643.512
28Ivory CoastAfrica36.860.6NA33
29DjiboutiAfrica36.961.4NA43
30Kyrgyz RepublicAsia3755.9NA44
31TajikistanAsia37.159.8NA44
32Republic of the CongoAfrica37.358NANA0
33MyanmarAsia3852.9NA44
34GuineaAfrica38.757.3NA11
35UzbekistanAsia38.958.4NA44
36UgandaAfrica39.958.7NA33
37AngolaAfrica4065.1NA33
38TurkmenistanAsia40.460.4NA66
39Burkina FasoAfrica40.666.1NA11
40HaitiAmericas41.462.9NA32
41AlgeriaAfrica4260.642.411
42GuyanaAmericas4264.7NA55
43ColombiaAmericas42.23751.544
44Trinidad and TobagoAmericas43.263.1NA55
45KosovoEurope43.368.4NA44
46ParaguayAmericas43.665NA55
47GabonAfrica43.769.7NA55
48EthiopiaAfrica43.856.565.810
49KenyaAfrica43.952.230.534
50LiberiaAfrica43.967.4NA44
51SenegalAfrica44.473.7NA44
52BeninAfrica44.567.6NA55
53NicaraguaAmericas4568NA55
54TurkeyAsia45.151.360.635
55SwazilandAfrica45.261.8NA99
56MozambiqueAfrica45.366.8NA55
57BahrainAsia45.560.262.722
58CubaAmericas45.566.4NA99
59MexicoAmericas45.744.749.244
60LesothoAfrica45.870.2NA55
61Saudi ArabiaAfrica4664.274.811
62IndiaAsia46.445.753.444
63IranAsia46.749.547.643
64Timor-LesteOceania47.271.5NA55
65PhilippinesAsia47.747.462.434
66South AfricaAfrica47.850.821.655
67IsraelAsia47.934.669.444
68Papua New GuineaOceania48.363.322.444
69MadagascarAfrica48.469.4NA32
70Sierra LeoneAfrica48.971.3NA55
71BangladeshAsia496631.433
72ThailandAsia49.153.757.433
73LaosAsia49.777.9NA88
74PeruAmericas49.764.73633
75HondurasAmericas49.757.523.655
76AzerbaijanAsia5052.967.652
77El SalvadorAmericas50.655.32855
78ZambiaAfrica50.672NA77
79MalawiAfrica51.173.3NA99
80ZimbabweAfrica51.454.139.955
81GuatemalaAmericas51.757.336.555
82JordanAsia51.768.153.133
83BrazilAmericas51.96128.855
84The GambiaAfrica52.562.4NANA0
85MoroccoAfrica53.365.849.734
86TunisiaAfrica53.767.861.113
87EcuadorAmericas54.16647.143
88Dominican RepublicAmericas54.262.336.855
89JamaicaAmericas54.759.834.555
90BotswanaAfrica55.182NA99
91TogoAfrica56.768.1NANA0
92Equatorial GuineaAfrica57.166.4NANA0
93BoliviaAmericas57.564.943.455
94NepalAsia57.670.657.944
95Sri LankaAsia57.758.453.755
96IndonesiaAsia5875.25333
97PanamaAmericas59.169.847.335
98ArmeniaAsia59.264.868.955
99TanzaniaAfrica59.569.84055
100GeorgiaAsia62.56777.863
101Costa RicaAmericas63.879.742.455
102FranceEurope6476.255.955
103KuwaitAsia65.480.96455
104ChinaAsia66.655.267.988
105MoldovaEurope66.868.251.877
106MontenegroEurope67.671.752.2NANA
107MalaysiaAsia68.683.531.577
108United States of AmericaAmericas68.864.451.199
109CambodiaAsia68.858.751.899
110Macedonia (FYR)Europe69.268.16288
111BelgiumEurope69.591.254.855
112ArgentinaAmericas69.771.336.799
113NamibiaAfrica71.874.539.199
114KazakhstanAsia7265.654.199
115BelarusEurope72.25972.499
116VietnamAsia72.27244.399
117BhutanAsia72.389.3NANANA
118GhanaAfrica72.472.35188
119GreeceEurope7370.861.599
120MongoliaAsia73.177.742.299
121AlbaniaEurope74.57351.999
122Bosnia and HerzegovinaEurope74.772.357.599
123OmanAsia75.4687199
124CyprusEurope75.668.969.899
125SerbiaEurope76.175.256.799
126United KingdomEurope76.278.556.999
127UruguayAmericas76.277.146.999
128ItalyEurope76.679.153.899
129LithuaniaEurope7878.956.999
130United Arab EmiratesAsia78.273.776.999
131MauritiusAfrica79.285.846.399
132SlovakiaEurope79.386.866.5NANA
133RomaniaEurope79.384.270.388
134BulgariaEurope8081.658.699
135LatviaEurope80.178.162.299
136ChileAmericas80.183.45899
137JapanAsia80.29380.766
138TaiwanAsia81.479.678.899
139EstoniaEurope81.778.875.399
140HungaryEurope82.187.458.199
141QatarAsia82.583.277.799
142CroatiaEurope82.783.970.599
143IrelandEurope82.791.851.699
144SpainEurope82.887.968.299
145SwedenEurope83.291.556.999
146PolandEurope83.788.768.699
147NetherlandsEurope8488.668.599
148South KoreaAsia84.477.985.71010
149GermanyEurope84.890.767.199
150AustraliaOceania86.292.856.91010
151SloveniaEurope86.790.873.7NANA
152PortugalEurope86.892.264.999
153Czech RepublicEurope87.492.367.999
154NorwayEurope88.190.269.91010
155CanadaAmericas88.494.460.81010
156SwitzerlandEurope88.494.974.399
157FinlandEurope89.894.871.91010
158SingaporeAsia90.386.384.21010
159AustriaEurope90.59875.999
160New ZealandOceania90.997.163.61010
161DenmarkEurope93.899.974.31010
162IcelandEurope9410070.11010

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.