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Last Updated : Sep 04, 2019 07:41 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Safest Cities Index 2019: Tokyo takes No 1 spot; no Indian cities in top 10

The cities were ranked on four factors -- digital, infrastructure, health and personal security.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit released a list of the safest cities. The cities were given a score on the basis of four factors -- digital, infrastructure, health and personal security. (Image: Reuters)
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The Economist Intelligence Unit released the safest cities index. The cities were given a score on the basis of four factors -- digital, infrastructure, health and personal security. Here is the top-10 list. (Image: Reuters)

Melbourne, Australia | After enjoying seven years at the helm of the annual EUI list, Melbourne finally dropped to the second spot, losing out by just 0.7 percent to the most liveable city in the World in 2018. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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Rank 10 | Melbourne, Australia | Score: 87.3 (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Seoul | In 2012, South Korea announced that it would shift its administrative activities to Sejong City,. Fertility rates in the country’s new administrative capital shot through the roof after the announcement, making it the city with highest fertility rate among 17 Korean provinces and cities. The country is known for having some of the lowest fertility rates in the world, with a record-low of 1.05 in 2015. (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 8* | Seoul, South Korea | Score: 87.4 (Image: Reuters)

Rank 7 | Denmark: Score - 58.44 (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 8* | Copenhagen, Denmark | Score - 87.4 (Image: Reuters)

Rank 7 | Washington DC, USA | Score - 87.6 (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 7 | Washington DC, USA | Score - 87.6 (Image: Reuters)

Rank 10| Canada: $1.7 trillion (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 6 | Toronto, Canada | Score - 87.8 (Image: Reuters)

Rank 6 | Sydney, Australia | Score - 87.9 (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 5 | Sydney, Australia | Score - 87.9 (Image: Reuters)

Rank 4 | Netherlands: Score - 61.44 (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 4 | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Score - 88 (Image: Reuters)

Rank 3 | Osaka, Japan | Score - 90.9 (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 3 | Osaka, Japan | Score - 90.9 (Image: Reuters)

No 2 | Singapore (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 2 | Singapore | Score - 91.5 (Image: Reuters)

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Rank 1 | Tokyo, Japan | Score - 92 (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Sep 4, 2019 07:41 am
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