Tokyo has been named the world's safest city, according to a 2015 Safe Cities Index by The Economist.
The index, which looks at digital security, health security, infrastructure safety and personal safety, ranks Tokyo ahead of Singapore second and Osaka third. European capitals Stockholm and Amsterdam complete the world's top five safest cities.
Australia's most populous city, Sydney, is number six in the Index. It is followed by Zurich in seventh place and Toronto in eighth.
Only one USA city made the top 10 in the Index; New York – rounded off the top 10.
TOP 20 CITIES: SAFE CITIES INDEX 2015
- New York
- Hong Kong
- San Francisco
- Los Angeles
- Washington DC
Safe Cities Index 2015 is an Economist Intelligence Unit report. To read the full report and the complete Index ranking, click here.