Numbeo.com: Taipei third safest city in the world

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Taipei is ranked as the third safest city in the world according to the Crime Index 2017 compiled by Numbeo.com. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Taipei is ranked as the third safest city in the world according to the Crime Index 2017 compiled by Numbeo.com. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei is ranked as the third safest city in the world according to the Crime Index 2017 compiled by Numbeo.com, only trailing slightly behind Abu Dhabi of United Arab Emirates and Munich of Germany.

The website surveyed 378 cities and ranked them according to the crime index rate of each city. Cities with a crime index rate below 20 mean that they are extremely safe, while cities with a crime rate between 60 and 80 are considered high-crime areas. A crime index rate between 20 and 40 is considered low, while a rate falling between 40 and 60 is medium, according to the website.

Crime Index 2017 Source: Numbeo.com

Taipei’s crime index rate is 15.76 compared to Abu Dhabi’s 15.51 and Munich’s 15.72. The top 10 safest cities include Basel of Switzerland, Arhus of Denmark, Heidelberg of Germany and Doha, the capital city of Qatar.

The most dangerous city goes to Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela, with a crime rate of 82.21.

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Numbeo.com was launched in April 2009. The research and available data at Numbeo.com are not influenced by any governmental organization.