World’s Most Dangerous Cities

SafeAround 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

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.
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City Country Region Safety index
1. Panama City Panama Americas
2. Caracas Venezuela Americas 28.1
3. Belize City Belize Americas 37
4. Tehran Iran Asia 38.2
5. Johannesburg South Africa Africa 39.9
6. Durban South Africa Africa 40
7. Cairo Egypt Africa 40.2
8. Nairobi Kenya Africa 41.8
9. Cape Town South Africa Africa 42.7
10. Rio de Janeiro Brazil Americas 42.9
11. San Salvador El Salvador Americas 43.2
12. Tegucigalpa Honduras Americas 43.3
13. San Juan Puerto Rico Americas 43.6
14. Mexico City Mexico Americas 43.9
15. Nassau The Bahamas Americas 44.1
16. Sao Paulo Brazil Americas 44.8
17. Phuket Thailand Asia 44.9
18. Delhi India Asia 45
19. Havana Cuba Americas 45.6
20. Agra India Asia 46.5
21. Bogota Colombia Americas 46.8
22. Sharm el Sheikh Egypt Africa 47.4
23. Kolkatta India Asia 47.5
24. Kingston Jamaica Americas 47.5
25. Guatemala City Guatemala Americas 48.2
26. Bangkok Thailand Asia 49.4
27. Managua Nicaragua Americas 49.6
28. Mumbai India Asia 49.8
29. Chennai India Asia 50.3
30. Moscow Russia Europe 50.5
31. Mecca Saudi Arabia Asia 51.3
32. Cusco Peru Americas 51.6
33. Quito Ecuador Americas 52.2
34. Riyadh Saudi Arabia Asia 52.2
35. Medellin Colombia Americas 52.7
36. Lima Peru Americas 53
37. Djerba Tunisia Africa 53.3
38. La Paz Bolivia Americas 53.5
39. Memphis United States of America Americas 53.6
40. Manama Bahrain Asia 53.7
41. Jaipur India Asia 53.8
42. Jakarta Indonesia Asia 54.1
43. Guadalajara Mexico Americas 54.2
44. Amman Jordan Asia 54.7
45. Chicago United States of America Americas 54.8
46. Miami United States of America Americas 55.3
47. Detroit United States of America Americas 55.6
48. Petersburg Russia Europe 55.8
49. Washington DC United States of America Americas 55.9
50. Baltimore United States of America Americas 56.3
51. Los Angeles United States of America Americas 56.3
52. Oakland United States of America Americas 56.6
53. Marrakech Morocco Africa 56.8
54. New Orleans United States of America Americas 57.4
55. Bali Indonesia Asia 57.5
56. St Louis United States of America Americas 57.5
57. Atlanta United States of America Americas 57.8
58. Istanbul Turkey Asia 58
59. Guangzhou China Asia 58.3
60. Houston United States of America Americas 58.6
61. Marseille France Europe 58.6
62. San Jose Costa Rica Americas 58.8
63. Jerusalem Israel Asia 59
64. Shenzhen China Asia 59.4
65. Philadelphia United States of America Americas 59.5
66. Brussels Belgium Europe 59.8
67. Beijing China Asia 59.9
68. Buenos Aires Argentina Americas 60
69. Shanghai China Asia 60.5
70. Denpasar Indonesia Asia 60.7
71. Tel Aviv Israel Asia 60.7
72. Phnom Penh Cambodia Asia 61
73. San Francisco United States of America Americas 61.1
74. Taipei Taiwan Asia 61.3
75. Las Vegas United States of America Americas 61.6
76. Cabo San Lucas Mexico Americas 61.6
77. Cancun Mexico Americas 62
78. Acapulco Mexico Americas 62.5
79. Cordoba Argentina Americas 62.8
80. Siem Reap Cambodia Asia 62.8
81. Orlando United States of America Americas 63.6
82. HoChi Minh City Vietnam Asia 63.8
83. Dallas United States of America Americas 63.9
84. Rome Italy Europe 64.2
85. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Asia 64.2
86. Honolulu United States of America Americas 64.6
87. Macau China Asia 65.6
88. Sochi Russia Europe 65.7
89. Naples Italy Europe 66
90. Kazan Russia Europe 66.2
91. Athens Greece Europe 66.3
92. San Diego United States of America Americas 66.5
93. Tianjin China Asia 66.7
94. Barcelona Spain Europe 66.9
95. Milan Italy Europe 67
96. Punta Cana Dominican Republic Americas 67.1
97. New York City United States of America Americas 67.3
98. Boston United States of America Americas 67.4
99. Hanoi Vietnam Asia 67.7
100. Montevideo Uruguay Americas 67.8
101. Paris France Europe 68.1
102. Madrid Spain Europe 68.2
103. London United Kingdom Europe 68.4
104. Lyon France Europe 68.5
105. Florence Italy Europe 68.9
106. Playa del Carmen Mexico Americas 69
107. Hong Kong China Asia 70
108. Santiago de Chile Chile Americas 70.2
109. Frankfurt Germany Europe 72.1
110. Belgrade Serbia Europe 72.7
111. Sofia Bulgaria Europe 72.8
112. Halong Vietnam Asia 72.8
113. Dublin Ireland Europe 73
114. Antalya Turkey Asia 74.2
115. Nice France Europe 75
116. Venice Italy Europe 75.1
117. Amsterdam Netherlands Europe 75.1
118. Seoul South Korea Asia 76.6
119. Budapest Hungary Europe 77.3
120. Berlin Germany Europe 77.4
121. Stockholm Sweden Europe 77.7
122. Melbourne Australia Oceania 78.7
123. Krakow Poland Europe 78.7
124. Auckland New Zealand Oceania 79.4
125. Warsaw Poland Europe 79.5
126. Oslo Norway Europe 79.7
127. Dubai United Arab Emirates Asia 79.9
128. Rhodes Greece Europe 80.1
129. Zagreb Croatia Europe 80.4
130. Sydney Australia Oceania 80.6
131. Vancouver Canada Americas 81
132. Tokyo Japan Asia 81.1
133. Lisbon Portugal Europe 81.1
134. Toronto Canada Americas 81.3
135. Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Asia 81.6
136. Osaka Japan Asia 81.9
137. Montreal Canada Americas 82.2
138. Calgary Canada Americas 82.6
139. Kyoto Japan Asia 82.7
140. Niagara Falls Canada Americas 83.5
141. Prague Czech Republic Europe 83.5
142. Heraklion Greece Europe 83.7
143. Munich Germany Europe 84.2
144. Helsinki Finland Europe 86
145. Zurich Switzerland Europe 86.7
146. Vienna Austria Europe 87.2
147. Andorra la Vella Spain Europe 88.7
148. Reykjavik Iceland Europe 89.3