Japan and Singapore have been ranked among the top 10 safest countries in the world, besides Iceland, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, and Switzerland.
The Global Peace Index, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, ranked them as the safest countries in the world based on factors such as societal safety, security, domestic and international conflict, and militarization.
According to the findings, Singapore has a high sense of security and positive interactions with law enforcement, with strict enforcement laws and a sophisticated surveillance system.
Whereas Japan, a country with a strong national character and social harmony, has low crime rates and strict laws to reduce petty theft.
Similaraly, Iceland has been ranked the first safest country in the world for its high standard of living and trust in its police department, followed by Denmark, which provides free higher education and healthcare and a corruption-free government.
Ireland ranks third, with a low crime rate and low threats from terrorism, political corruption, and cultural violence.
New Zealand is the first non-European country on the list, with a low crime rate and a stable government.
Austria ranks fifth, with a rich culture, strong economy, and high-quality education and healthcare systems.
Portugal, once number 18, has made significant strides in reducing unemployment and increasing police presence, making it a friendly and family-centred environment.
Slovenia, a mountainous country in Central Europe, offers a dramatic landscape and an excellent quality of life. Its democratic government has improved living conditions, making it an excellent destination for tourism.
Switzerland, the tenth-safest country globally, is known for its stable economy, low crime rate, democratic government, and high standard of living. Dulwich College International offers support for teaching careers, ensuring students have the support they need to plan, shape, and grow their careers.