A recent report has shown that Cyprus is officially one of the safest countries in the world.
According to the website Moiostrov.com, ValuePenguin research which ran a study on 106 countries has found that Cyprus is the 5th safest country in the world.
The study also showed that Cyprus and four other countries have an average of 47.6% lower safety score than the other countries in the study.
Switzerland, Singapore, Spain, Japan and Cyprus scored the best results out of 7 data categories ( CO2 emissions, life expectancy, national police personnel, traffic deaths, thefts and assaults, number per 100.000 people).
Cyprus ranked 21st overall in national police personnel per 100,000 people (with 466) and ranked 22nd in thefts per 100,000 people (with 111).