A map of the world's safest countries


Finland is the safest country in the world - if you're looking for somewhere non-dangerous to travel to.

According to the Global Travel and Tourism Report by the World Economic Forum, the country scored highest for 'Safety and Security'.

The safest countries were predominately found in Europe. while the least safe were found in Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

See the below map for a quick breakdown:

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Qatar was ranked the second safest country, followed by United Arab Emirates and Iceland.

Meanwhile Nigeria held the lowest score for safety and security in the report.

The UK ranked 63rd for 'Safety and Security' of 134 countries, while the US ranked 73rd.

Which is a little alarming.

However, the UK did come seventh for air transport infrastructure, as well as cultural resources and business travel, while also ranking sixth for ICT readiness.

In 2013 there were 31.1 million international tourist arrivals and international tourism reciepts worth £33.38bn.

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