Denmark’s capital Copenhagen has been named as the world’s safest city as per the recent study by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The study included 60 cities across 76 indicators, covering digital, health, infrastructure, personal, and environmental security scored out of 100.
Copenhagen leads the chart with 82.4 points out of 100. It took over Toronto and Singapore as the safest city. Toronto stood in second place with 82.2 points and Singapore the third place with 80.7 points. Singapore slipped from its second-place amid the pandemic.
Indian cities New Delhi and Mumbai scored 56.1 and 54.4 points and grabbed their places in the list of Top 50 list. The national capital made it to 48th rank in the list and the economic capital of India Mumbai secured its place at the 50th position. New Delhi scored 47.5 for Digital security, 59.8 for its infrastructure, and 63.6 for Healthcare. Meanwhile, Mumbai scored 57.3 for its Infrastructure, 45.4 for Digital Security, and 60.8 for Healthcare.
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the pandemic has “changed the whole concept of urban safety” and it has shifted considerable focus towards digital security.