What countries have the lowest crime rates?

Well Japan, Iceland and Switzerland have the biggest reputations for low-crime because of their cultures. Japan for their shame/honor culture, and Iceland/Switzerland for their peaceful cultures.

Then there are those with very low crime because of incredibly harsh laws: UAE, Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabia.

The Scandinavian countries also have very low rates as one might have guessed.

Baltic countries also seem to have very low rates



The top 12 safest places with the lowest crime rates are as following:

  1. Finland
  2. Hong Kong
  3. Singapore
  4. Norway
  5. Switzerland
  6. Portugal
  7. New Zealand
  8. Sweden
  9. United Arab Emirates
  10. Iceland
  11. Austria
  12. Netherlands

Overall crime rates....South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

If you split it up between property crimes, violent crimes, homicides etc, you still pretty much get these as countries with lowest crime rates.


What are the things I need to know before travelling to Iceland?

I found in many instances shopping in the airport was less expensive than shopping in the city. You are allowed 2 liters of liquor to take back. The Rejkavik vodka you can get in the states. But the snapps there is very good. You are allowed to

What country in Europe is the poorest?

GDP per capita is not the good indicator of wealth...Assume there is county X with no jobs at all, then the Gov issues long term bonds, let's say that China bought that, and on the gathered money hired civil servants. Out of the nowhere, with each percent of the non-natural unemployment decreased the

Is it OK to regularly meet someone who's in love with you while in a relationship with someone else?

A2A If it were actually OK, you would not be asking the question. You have already decided it is not ok, and you are looking for other people to change your mind about it. Which could possibly happen, but it won't be honest.Asking the question, is your answer.