Top 10 Safest Countries to Live In 2014


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I am Canadian and black. I feel safe and I can go anywhere. If I travel to Europe or Asia, I am always looking backwards for the crazies. Canada rocks
Canada is awesome because we do not have shootings, problem and maniac situations.


Canada is safe, clean and has every culture here working in harmony!
No other country can say that!
[Newest]Screw Canada. Is this website is from Canada

2New Zealand
New Zealand has less than 1% crime rate, a very stable economy and one of the most beautiful landscapes, so what's not to love. No, I don't live there, I live in the corrupt capital of the world... good old US of A.
Very safe, nice people, great culture. Hardly gets involved in anything dangerous. Less than 1% crime rate. Beautiful Scenery. Very green. I would love to compare New Zealand with America, and New Zealand won!
I live here and it is not perfect, crime is not unheard of, but it is amazingly scarce. I am originally from the US, but I have to say, moving here was the best decision I have ever made in my entire life.
[Newest]Thank You For Putting This UNDER 5th Place! There's less than 2% of crimes here!

I'm just asking, when was the last time Canada ever had a terrorist
Attack? Oh wait! NEVER! Don't you remember the terrorist attack
In Norway a couple years ago? That counts as a factor for non-safety.
Just saying.
Anders B. Breivik is the only one that have attached Norway, EVER. I don't say that Norway is 100% safe, but it's VERY safe. Safer than many other countries in the world. I don't have much knowledge about Canada, but I'm sure it's a nice country : )


Norway is the safest country in few of years not canada first
[Newest]Why is Canada always at the top why it sucks#

Even the Cold War ended here! Most terrorists are not aware of its existence so you'll be safe from them too. Unfortunately I've been hearing a lot of the people from Iceland are getting out of there because they're bored or depressed
Just because they are a small country
Hardest language to learn. They stay out of people in the world affairs.

Sweden should be number 1 not 7
Very safe From A British/ South African view

Finland is not only safe, but amazing!

7United Kingdom
I adore it here!
I'm glad there is no volcanoes or major earthquakes here. Just the amount of rain!


I live here and I love it

8United States
No not a safe country to live in. If you have kids and they going to school there everyday. It could be the last time you seen them. Why? Some kids get hold of parents gun and shoot out.
If you live in "the corner states" you are most likely to live a full life, along with places like Utah, Minnesota, or even New York, You don't have to worry a lot about crime.


The US is improving their crime rate everyday and I do believe that the US will be #1 in the near future. Everyone in the world wants to live in the US.
[Newest]I love it here


I've lived there for 3 years, and suppose that Japan is the only one country on earth where you can find your lost wallet on a busy street without losing even one coin.
I do love honest, kind people and stunning culture.
Good food, nice people and safest country in the world
I came to Japan to teach English. less than 3 months my bike got stolen so I bought another bike locked it good still got stolen in one year I lost 3 bikes. But I think its still safe compared to the U. S never heard anyone getting shot or a home burglary. haven't seen anyone assaulting anybody or screaming each other on the street.. Mind your own business.
[Newest]Been there once, love to move there

The Contenders

No guns, free health care, excellent police force that rarely fires at civilians (unlike America's) and a multicultural and accepting community. What more could you want? Australia has one of the highest age expectancy and one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world. Australia's crime rate is among the lowest in the world. We have a strong anti smoking society and have very strict laws but not extreme punishments (such as the death penalty). Australia is one of the safest countries in the world and everyone knows it.

P. S how is India and the United States in the top 10?
I'm so confused. What are we doing wrong? We have a no guns policy, a multicultural community, some of the greatest cities in the world (just because the cities are populated doesn't make them safe). One of the highest life expectancies in the world! US has cities where gun shots are normal every few hours, that's called safe now? Australia is one of the safest countries in the world.
I think Australia should be ranked in the top 10 at least! Like seriously Australia is the best

One of the safest countries!
Austria should be higher on the list!

Switzerland has the lowest homicide and suicide rates in Europe. I think it was deliberately left off the top of the list because it has a heavily armed culture which has allowed it to stay neutral for hundreds of years.

Very safe no military really fee
Very safe place to live.

This is the safest country on earth.
By FAR safest country!
How can this be below India?

Greece? Give me a break! Tons of crime, animal cruelty is off the charts, big time guito gangsters... YUCK!


Ireland is like australia in its cultural assimilation but overall weather is better than australia
Irish generally mind their own business, except in some remote towns where people are nosy
Personally, I think that Ireland should be in the Top 5, at least. Common sense people!
[Newest]Should be in top 10

Why is Philippines here the typhoon happend duh the typhoons name is typhoon Haiyan how do I know because I'm filipino and I saw the typhoon



I don't think India is safer than Sweden, Germany, Singapore and Australia...


Proud to be an Indian...

As we are having differences in language, Culture and Opinions. But For the Country We all are Indian!
Different people, different culture, but all are Indians...
[Newest]India has the most yummy food but the best is pizza and Delhi city in India is so large and cool

Most arrogant people and not in least bit friendly. Having lived there for five years both in Tuscany and Le Marche

Beautiful country, especially Bavaria. Low crime and friendly people.

Brazil have many celebrations, canivals etc so I like Brazil the mast




Who the hell put the most corrupt country next to Brazil on here! People are terrified to go here.



The British are not knowing for been friendly. Cold stiff upper lip.

31San Marino






Live with beautiful girls and boys.. Wow


Don't think great place to live. Unless you want to be kidnapped
I Live in peace there.


40Costa Rica
A peaceful country with no army!

Best country in the world





46North Korea
The best land ever! Ignore what the others say, it's a wonderland!
This doesn't belong to this list!

The safest country in the hole world!

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