The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released its Safe Cities Index, ranked Toronto at 8th out of 50 cities. The study examined four categories including digital security, health security, infrastructure safety and personal safety. Toronto ranked well in the areas of infrastructure and personal safety.  The Safe City Index, along with five other rankings conducted by the EIU, forms the Index of Indexes, which ranks Toronto as the best place to live.

Ranking City
1 Tokyo, Japan
2 Singapore
3 Osaka, Japan
4 Stockholm, Sweden
5 Amsterdam, Netherlands
6 Sydney, Australia
7 Zurich, Switzerland
8 Toronto, Canada
9 Melbourne, Australia
10 New York, USA