City of your residence influence on quality and length of your life. In The Safe Cities Index 2021 report from the Economist Intelligence Unit available comprehensive comparison of cities based on 76 indicators.

1. Digital security
1.1.1) Privacy policy
1.1.2) Citizen awareness of digital
1.1.3) Secure smart cities
1.1.4) Cybersecurity preparedness
1.1.5) Public-private partnerships
1.2.1) Percentage with internet access
1.2.2) Secure internet servers
1.2.3) Risk of attacks
1.2.4) IT infrastructure risk
1.2.5) Percentage of computers
infected from online attacks.

2. Health security
2.1.1) Universal healthcare coverage
2.1.2 a) Availability of public
2.1.2 b) Availability of private
2.1.2 c) Availability of OTC drugs
2.1.3 a) Quality of private healthcare
2.1.3 b) Quality of public healthcare
2.1.4 a) No. of beds per 1,000
2.1.4 b) No. of doctors per 1,000
2.1.5) Access to safe and quality food
2.1.6) Policy on substance abuse /
drug use
2.1.7) Pandemic preparedness
2.1.8) Mental health
2.2.1) Emergency services in the city
2.2.2) Life expectancy years
2.2.3) Infant mortality
2.2.4) Cancer mortality
2.2.5) Lifestyle related disease burden
2.2.6) Mental health burden
2.2.7) Covid-19 mortality

3. Infrastructure security
3.1.1) Enforcement of transport safety
3.1.2) Pedestrian friendliness
3.1.3) Disaster management / business
continuity plan
3.1.4) Water infrastructure
3.1.5) Hazard monitoring
3.2.1) Road trafc deaths
3.2.2) Deaths from climate-related
3.2.3 a) Transport infrastructure:
Air transport facilities
3.2.3 b) Transport infrastructure:
Road network
3.2.3 c) Transport infrastructure:
Rail network
3.2.4) Power network
3.2.5) Institutional capacity and access
to resources
3.2.6) Catastrophe insurance
3.2.7) Disaster-risk informed
3.2.8 a) Percentage living in slums
3.2.8 b) Percentage of homeless

4. Personal security
4.1.1) Use of data-driven techniques
for crime
4.1.2) Gun regulation and enforcement
4.1.3 a) Threat of terrorism
4.1.3 b) Threat of military conflict
4.1.3 c) Threat of civil unrest
4.1.4 a) Police personnel per capita
4.1.4 b) Prosecution personnel per
4.1.4 c) Professional judges or
personnel per capita
4.1.5) Expenditure on social security
4.1.6 a) Laws on domestic violence
4.1.6 b) Laws on sexual harassment
4.2.1 a) Prevalence of petty crime
4.2.1 b) Prevalence of violent crime
4.2.2) Organised crime
4.2.3) Severity of terrorist attacks
4.2.4) Deaths from substance use
4.2.5) Level of corruption
4.2.6) Enforceability of contracts
4.2.7 a) Income inequality levels
4.2.7 b) Share of population in
vulnerable employment
4.2.8 a) Female homicide rates
4.2.8 b) Prevalence of domestic

5. Environmental security
5.1.1) Sustainability masterplan
5.1.2) Incentives for renewable energy
5.1.3) Green economy initiatives
5.1.4) Waste management
5.2.1) Sustainable energy
5.2.2) Rate of water stress
5.2.3) Air quality levels
5.2.4) Urban forest cover
5.2.5) Waste generation

Each parameter in The Safe Cities Index provide insight into how cities worldwide manage to ensure the highest possible living standards. Out of 60 cities the highest score achieved by Copenhagen (Denmark) followed by Toronto and Singapore.

In overall score last 5 positions are with Lagos, Cairo, Caracas, Karachi and Yangon. In each of five categories leading cities as well as cities in the end of the list almost the same.

Since the start of the pandemic the importance of healthcare was emphasized in The Index. As more people spend more time online, cybersecurity became gained the importance.

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