Taipei performs best in terms of personal safety: it is the world’s 5th city in this category. However, in the index of the top 25 cities, that is, the cities where it is best to live, Taipei ranks 21st. The top cities index is based on the data of 6 other indexes (Safe Cities, Liveability Rankings, Cost of Living, Business Environment Rankings, Democracy Index, Global Food Security Index).
Taipei Is World’s 13th Safest City – The Economist Safe City Index 2015
According to the Economist Safe City Index 2015, Taipei confirms its position as one of the world’s safest cities. The index is based on four categories: digital security, health security, infrastructure safety and personal safety. Here is the list:
10 New York
11 Hong Kong
12 San Francisco
17 Los Angeles
19 Washington DC