19 Apr Cagayan de Oro Ranked 8th as The Safest City In Southeast Asia
Numbeo.com, a website that has been used as a source by many international newspapers and magazines such as BBC, Time, Forbes, The Week, Business Insider, New York Times and dozens more, provides research and available data. And on its Crime Index category, it does show a list of countries with the given percentages of crime index as well as safety index rates (South-Eastern Asia Crime Index 2016).
Shown below is a list of the crime index rates from lowest to highest order. Thus, showing the safest city in Southeast Asia is Singapore.
Looking at Philippine cities that are being included in the list, Makati ranked second after Singapore. Then followed by Valenzuela and Davao.
And for the City of Golden Friendship, it ranked 8th following the island of Bali in Indonesia. Even though it ranked among top 5 cities with the most theft cases in the Philippines for the past 5 years, still, Cagayan de Oro garnered a safety index rate of 57.54 throughout Southeast Asia.
With the lowest safety index rate is the city of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia with 26.84, compared to its crime index rate of 73.16.