Tokyo Again Rated World's Safest City by British Magazine


London, Aug. 29 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo has been rated the world's safest city for the third straight time with Osaka ranking third, the British magazine Economist said Thursday.

In the biennial rankings, which started in 2015, this year's runner-up was Singapore.

Sixty cities were rated using a total of 57 indicators in four fields--digital, health, infrastructure and personal security. Selected from Japan were Tokyo and Osaka.

Tokyo was highly rated for its infrastructure for natural disaster reduction, low computer virus infection rates and low crime rates, according to the latest rankings report.

Coming fourth was Amsterdam, followed by Sydney. Seoul was eighth and Beijing 31st. London came 14th, followed by New York.

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