Davao City is One of the Safest Cities in the World

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Numbeo.com ranked 390 cities in the world in terms of safety and Davao City landed on the top ten.

In fact, it is the only Philippine city that is on the top ten, currently ranking at #7. At present, Davao City has a crime index of 18.

85 and safety index of 81.15. This implies that the city, with a total land area of 224,000 hectares has a very low crime rate.

The top ten list of safest cities in the world is shown below:

Davao City Safest City


Osaka, Japan currently holds the first place when it comes to being one the safest cities in the world. It leads the pack with crime index of only 10.74 and safety index of 89.26.

Coming in second, third, and fourth are Munich, Germany; Singapore, Singapore; and Stavanger, Norway that have indices that are very close with each other. On the top ten list, it shows Davao City has a better index compared to Stuttgart, Germany; Seoul, South Korea; and Bergen, Norway.

Numbeo.com is a website that provides timely information on world living conditions including cost of living, housing indicators, health care, traffic, crime and pollution. It claims to use the wisdom of the crowd to obtain the most reliable information possible.

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