Georgia is 3rd safest country worldwide, says Numbeo

Old Tbilisi, the capital og Georgia. Photo by N.Alavidze/, 30 Aug 2016 - 12:02, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has been ranked the third safest country in the world by global database Numbeo., the world’s largest database of user contributed data, surveyed 118 countries, and ranked South Korea, Singapore and Georgia as the top three safest nations.

The research website ranked Georgia third safest on its mid-year 2016 global crime index. The index takes into account change of crime level in the past three years, how safe it is to walk during daylight and night hours and other factors.

Countries ranked the least safe (named at the top of the list) were Venezuela, Papua New Guinea and Honduras. gathered statistics from a range of sources such as governmental institutions, newspaper articles, websites of supermarkets and taxi companies and other surveys, to generate its results.

On the webpage about crime in Georgia, examples of crime were listed and 90 contributors ranked their impressions, which gave Georgia its overall score.

Here are some of Georgia’s results:

  • Level of crime – very low
  • Worries broken home and things stolen – very low
  • Worries car stolen – very low
  • Problem with people using/dealing drugs – low
  • Worries of being attacked - low
  • Property crimes such as vandalism or theft – low

In the past 12 months Georgia’s ranking has improved on the list, meaning the country is now safer than before. Last year Georgia was ranked the sixth safest country in the world.

Click here to see how other countries positioned in the 2016 mid-year crime index.