Toronto ranked 2nd safest city in the world according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report titled 2021 Safe Cities Index. The report covers 60 global cities and includes 57 indicators related to urban safety, including personal, health, infrastructure, digital and a new category added this year, environmental security. A Safe Cities Index was also published in 2017 and 2019, with Toronto ranking 4th and 6th respectively.

In the 2021 Safe Cities Index, Toronto’s results were boosted by indicators in the infrastructure and environmental sustainability category. The report ranked Copenhagen in first place with Toronto following closely behind it.

Ranking City
1 Copenhagen, Denmark
2 Toronto, Canada
3 Singapore
4 Sydney, Australia
5 Tokyo, Japan
6 Amsterdam, Netherlands
7 Wellington, New Zealand
8 (tied) Hong Kong (tied)
8 (tied) Melbourne, Australia (tied)
10 Stockholm, Sweden