The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released its 2017 Safe Cities Index, ranked Toronto at 4th out of 60 cities. Toronto moved up from #8 last year and is currently the only Canadian city in the top 50. The study by EIU examined four categories including digital security, health security, infrastructure safety and personal safety. Toronto ranked high in Personal Security and Digital Security, ranking #5 and #6 respectively.

Rank City
1 Tokyo, Japan
2 Singapore
3 Osaka, Japan
4 Toronto, Canada
5 Melbourne, Australia
6 Amsterdam, Netherlands
7 Sydney, Australia
8 Stockholm, Sweden
9 Hong Kong, China
10 Zurich, Switzerland