Top 10 Safest Countries to Live In the 21st Century

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The Top Ten

1 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, ...read more.

Honestly, such an incredible place to live. True, it gets cold, but I feel at ease walking the streets, knowing that nobody around me is likely carrying a gun. Also, with (virtually) free healthcare, I live with the knowledge that the people I love will be able to seek treatment for any ailment or issue that should fall upon them. Great place to live and I am super excited to see what changes Prime Minister Trudeau makes in terms of helping refugees and saving the environment. - Matthewn1999

Being safer just proves that Canada is better than USA. Canada is better because it is safer less overpopulated less crime better place to raise kids plus Canadians live an average 3 years longer. Beat that. If you debate with an American and ask him what makes his country better he or she will just be like well...ummm we have beer at 7/11's That is not a real reason Einstein. Give me another reason. American be like: Well Canada is boaring. I say Canada is much more fun than you realize. You can go Sledding Snowboard Ski in the winter. Also in the summer in some parts of Canada it feels like Florida in the summer. So beat that.

Canada wins again?! Every list I go onto saying "top ten safest countries in the world" and Canada is always #1. we are the safest country in the world. safer than new zealend, Sweden or Denmark. Canada wins it all. I live in Stockholm, Sweden and I'm thinking of moving here. Its really beautiful and it sounds safe. Just as long as its not in Africa or Asia.

Only country I went to excluding my home country,
United States.

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2 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

It's voted one of the top 10 safest countries to live in at least 5 years in a row. Plus there's virtually no crime rate.

Best place to live in. Norway is much better than any country in the world.

Breivik is godlike.

3 Finland Finland
4 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities. ...read more.

May India and Switzerland's relation always remain a good and healthy friend.

Number 1 definitely, not Canada, at least Switzerland doesn't have school shootings like Canada does.

Switzerland NEVER EVER goes to war with anybody.

Welcome to switzerland safest country in the world

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5 New Zealand New Zealand New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. ...read more.

Really? New Zealand is arguably the safest country in the entire world! I'm a female teen and I wouldn't care about worrying walking the streets alone at night. Couldn't say the same for other countries, though.

New Zealand is everything Canada is and more!

More sheeps than HUMANS lol

God defend New Zealand

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6 Austria Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often ...read more.

Overall safe, but once you get to a bigger city where a lot of refugees are it gets a little dangerous especially for women.

Austria is very nice country and one of the most peacful countries of the world.

7 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. ...read more.

Not anyone it ain't.
(neither Germany or France, the worst places in Europe nowadays) - SammySpore

8 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

It is the most happiest country in the world

Safest country in the world

9 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.

Nicest place in the world

It is most happiest country in the world

Crime rate is low, government is very good and so no

I would love to live in japan, so respectful

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10 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

Yes Australia does have some poisonous animals but you just need to stay safe. We had an anti-gun law since 1996 and had only 13 mass shootings from 1973-1996.

You would get eaten by a snake. not very safe

Australia is actually a great place, I live there, and there is a whole bunch of nature. Some animals are only seen in Australia (Like the kangaroo)

Australia is far more safer than other countries.

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The Contenders

11 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.
12 England England England, previously the Kingdom of England, is a constituent country of the United Kingdom along with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ...read more.

You shut up your mouth demon that's a opinion to here loser

Other than wind and crazy Polish people it is completely safe.

England was great before the two world wars, it was good before joining the EU, its been downhill ever since, but a resurgence may be on its way.

Nick Crompton was born there. He was born in the GREAT CUTY OF ENGLAND! - TheRemixr

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13 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to ...read more.

The Muslims are not a problem, as someone said here, France is the multicultural country of Europe, and it's a real charm. Some problems occurred, yes, but the risk is low. The probability to be killed in a terrorist attack is 1000 times lower than to die in a a car crash during your daily working trip. And France has so many advantages, living in french Polynesia (120 islands) there is no more secure and relax. Just enjoy it!

Boo I don't France dirty country expecting it to be very rich and clean but all that in reality its annoying with people acting others as slaves And it also invaded Africa just for wealth without france Africa and my country whould be much much better and richer I'd rather go to Germany

The Muslim pig is a problem...

I'm living in France now, I have chosen this country for lots of things:
Life style, food, landscapes, cities, architectures, exhibitions, lagoons (French Polynesia), rain forest (French Guyana), diversity of people (120 Nationalities), fabulous castles (more than 20 000), health care etc...
But also for safety, even if some suburbs of cities are not so safe, but it's the same in any big cities.

14 Netherlands Netherlands
15 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
16 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.

This country is much safer than what somebody else think about other SEA countries...

This should be on top because this is the safest country to live in SEA Region!

No earthquakes, typhoons, hurricanes tsunamis or any form of natural disasters even hit here

Crime rate is low, government is good and so on

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17 Moldova Moldova Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south.
18 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

It should be in the top ten... Not here. Its 2nd safest country in world and 1ST in eruope if WW3 breaks out - rocky212

Ireland should be in the top 10... Not here it's the 2nd safest country in the world and 1st in EROUPE if ww3 breaks out

THIS SHOULD BE IN THE TOP 5.
There is SO LOW crime rates here, you won't believe the newspapers.
Everyone is so friendly here and this is coming from an Indian.

19 Slovenia Slovenia Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a nation state in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.

Slovenia and Croatia are the richest former Yugoslav republics. - Eraklious

20 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

China more safest city than Bangladesh

China more peaceful than Pakistan

China more peaceful than India

Those of you who say China is safe to live in well guess what? ! ITS NOT SAFE! Why you might ask because it's very crowded in the country if you think of it, China has 1.38 billion people in it so if you don't lie, crowds don't live here

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21 Poland Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north. With a population of approximately ...read more.
22 Czech Republic Czech Republic Czechia, officially the Czech Republic, is a nation state in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
23 Philippines Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

No more terrorists staying in this at all..

Very safe. Very agreeable spot.

I honestly think this is a beautiful country!

Such a beautiful country to live and all foriengers are always welcome here because we can communicate in English. The best English speaker in Asia even world.

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24 Argentina Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

Sure... Argentina... safe... You should read an argentinian newspaper someday - keyson

As long as you're ok with dying then it's safe.

25 Croatia Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural ...read more.

Croatia is nice and peaceful. people are friendly as well

Croatia is one of the richest Balkan countries,same living standard as Hungary Czechia Poland Slovenia I think.
Croatian beaches and islands are awesome. - Eraklious

26 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. ...read more.

Italy more peaceful than Bangladesh

As long as you're not relevant to the politic activity you're fine.

27 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.

It's to dangerous right now, I have heard that I.S has bomb one mosque in Bangladesh and they country are corrupt. - BeaM456

Less safest country in the world

Natural beauty is the main key...
Our culture can provide good thinking about our country...

28 Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rain forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. The sprawling capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such ...read more.
29 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

Okay... - SpencerJC

30 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

Germany only just before Italy?
When we see the pitiful behavior of Italians concerning refugees...

31 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second ...read more.

I'm very safe here

Meri bulaki country is this country

32 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. ...read more.
33 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and it's current prime minister is ...read more.
34 Qatar Qatar Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign country located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
35 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in northern Central Asia, with a sliver of its territory west of the Ural River extending into Eastern Europe.
36 Serbia Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.
37 Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, ...read more.
38 Slovakia Slovakia
39 Romania Romania Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state ...read more.
40 Belarus Belarus Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous ...read more.
41 Belgium Belgium Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometers (11,787 square miles) and has a population of more than 11 million.
42 Estonia Estonia
43 Lithuania Lithuania
44 Latvia Latvia Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states.
45 Albania Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. ...read more.
46 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina or Bosnia & Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, and, in short, often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
47 Macedonia Macedonia Macedonia borders with Greece to the south, Albania to the West, Bulgaria to the East, Serbia and Kosovo to the North. It has population of over 2 million people which are mixture of pure Macedonians, Albanians and Serbians. Macedonian is the language spoken in the country. Macedonia has beautiful forests, ...read more.
48 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.
49 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.
50 Portugal Portugal Portugal (est.1152), officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes ...read more.
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