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While traveling, what is your main concern? Cleanliness, Beauty? Well, that all is secondary, first of all, you will think about safety. Considering the safety in the city, the Economist Intelligence Unit has published a report on Safe Cities Index 2019.
What is the selection criteria of Safe Cities Index 2019?
The report on safe cities index 2019 is prepared on the basis of various 57 different parameters. While some of the major parameters include Digital Security, Infrastructure Security, Health Security, Personal Security, etc. It is not only limit to this but also include some other parameters that can influence people’s lives in a city.
Since almost 56% of the population resides in the cities, urban management is a vital parameter for this index.
According to the report,
‘A key element of this will be the ability oF cities to provide security for their residents, businesses and visitors.’
Rankings of the Cities as per Major Security Parameters
And here is the glimpse of cities in the Safe Cities Index 2019:
- Washington, DC
- Los Angeles and San Francisco
- Amsterdam and Stockholm
- Hong Kong
What is the position of Indian Cities?
By now, you might be wondering what is the position of India cities in the Safe Cities Index 2019. Well, Mumbai and Delhi are the only cities from India who made it to the list. While Mumbai is on 45th Position, Delhi has a spot on 52nd.
Although not a good scenario, at least we have representation there. We hope to see better ranks and more Indian cities in the Safe Cities Index 2020.