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Safest Countries in Oceania & Asia

The safest countries in Asia and Oceania for tourism and travel. Safest countries in Asia and Oceania are based on crime/homicide rates and drugs and crime, likelihood of terrorism and terrorism casualties, police force effectiveness, costs of security within the country on business, reliability of protection services, rates of property crime and violence. Updated 2024.

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 New Zealand 1 New Zealand 4
 Singapore 2 Singapore 6
 Japan 3 Japan 9
 Bhutan 4 Bhutan 17
 Malaysia 5 Malaysia 19
 Australia 6 Australia 22
 Taiwan 7 Taiwan 33
 Vietnam 8 Vietnam 41
 South Korea 9 South Korea 43
 Mongolia 10 Mongolia 44
 Laos 11 Laos 46
 Timor-Leste 12 Timor-Leste 49
 Indonesia 13 Indonesia 53
 Moldova 14 Moldova 57
 Armenia 15 Armenia 66
 Cambodia 16 Cambodia 73
 Kazakhstan 17 Kazakhstan 76
Nepal 18 Nepal 56
 China 19 China 80
 Uzbekistan 20  Uzbekistan 86
 Bangladesh 21 Bangladesh 88
 Thailand 22 Thailand 92
 Georgia 23 Georgia 94
 Azerbaijan 24 Azerbaijan 95
 Papua New Guinea 25 Papua New Guinea 98
 Turkmenistan 26 Turkmenistan 100
 Kyrgyz Republic 27 Kyrgyz Republic 101
 Tajikistan 28 Tajikistan 102
 Sri Lanka 29 Sri Lanka 107
 Philippines 30 Philippines 115
 Belarus 31 Belarus 116
 India 32 India 126
 Myanmar 33 Myanmar 145
 Pakistan 34 Pakistan 146
 North Korea 35 North Korea 149
 Ukraine 36 Ukraine 157
 Russia 37 Russia 158
 Afghanistan 38 Afghanistan 163

Dangers can lurk in any city, park or town and being a safe vacationer means paying attention and keeping yourself out of harms way. Crimes and violence can happen in the lowest rated Asian Country as it could happen in the safest rated country in South-East Asia so these figures should only be used as a guide to help compare a safe travel destination.

The safety scores of the USA & Canada are:

(Safer than 23 countries / Less safe than 0 countries in this region)

United States
(Safer than 9 countries / Less safe than 13 countries in this region)


Today’s travelers and tourists are more and more wanting to visit the natural beauty and remote regions of a country in order to discover more than just the big cities and commonly advertised attractions so now, more than ever, the safety and security of any particular destination is a key deciding factor of a the safety rating a country receives. These rankings presented here are based on the reliability of the police and legal protective system in a country as well as the rates of criminal activity and the potential for terrorism.

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2 thoughts on “Safest Countries in Oceania & Asia

  • It is false!!Iran is more safe than pakistan & indi;everyone knows it!

  • I don’t think it’s safe in Hong Kong. I live there.

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