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Rwanda Ranked As Africa’s Second Safest Place 2018 – Gallup

The republic of Rwanda was ranked as the second safest place on the African continent 2018 and in 40th position Globally, according to the report conducted by Gallup Global Law.

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Gallup index measures people’s personal experiences, awareness of personal security with crime and law enforcement. It shows that 83% of the people of Rwanda are confident with the local police force and they feel safe moving any time during the night, according to Newtimes.

Egypt has taken the first place followed by the republic of Rwanda and Mauritius in the third position. When it comes to global ranking, Singapore ranked number one at 97% and Norway follows, then Finland and Iceland  who hit a draw scoring 93% respectively.

Countries that scored the best and worst on the Gallup index were unchanged from the year 2016, however, the global scores ranged from highest of  97 in Singapore to a lowest of 44 in Venezuela.

Gallup Global law and order index uses 4 questions!

The research company uses 4 questions to measure people’s feeling of personal experiences and their security with violence and law enforcement.

Gallup team travels to cities and different areas where people live, and they ask residents whether they have confidence in their local police force? Whether they feel safe moving alone during the night? Whether their properties, money or households were stolen in the last one year? And whether they have been attacked or assaulted in the past one year?

The Caribbean region and Latin America scored 62 which is slightly poor compared to the score in 2016 which was 64. While the rest of the citizens in countries like Canada, US, Western Europe, Southeast Asia and East Asia probably feel secure with index score of 85% and more.

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