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Rwanda Ranked The Safest In Africa and 6th Safest Country For Solo Travelers


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Rwanda has been ranked the sixth safest country in the world for solo travelers, according to a new survey.

Usebounce.com, a luggage storage app for finding and booking luggage storage and lockers, said the classification is based on two criteria: crime score and security score, which means being prepared to travel with them, one of the essential criteria to consider is the security of the country you are traveling to.

European countries dominated the list according to the index ranking, with Japan and Rwanda being the only Asian and African countries to make the top 10 list.


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The safest country for solo travelers was Switzerland with a crime rate of 21.7 and a safety rate of 78.3, followed by Slovenia (crime rate: 22.3; safety rate: 77.7) and Japan (crime rate: 22.4; safety rate: 77.7).

Georgia, Iceland, Rwanda, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Austria and Denmark complete the list of the 10 safest countries for solo travelers.

Rwanda has made significant efforts to ensure the country’s security by developing competent and professional security bodies.

Rwanda Ranked The Safest In Africa and 6th Safest Country For Solo Travelers

In 2018, the East African country was ranked the second safest country in Africa by Gallup’s 2018 Global Law and Order Report, with 83% of residents expressing trust in the local police force.

Last year, the Gallup Law and Order Index also ranked Rwanda among the safest countries in the world, providing a comfortable environment for people traveling alone at night.


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