The economic capital scores poorly in the world ranking of the safest cities. Casablanca is however ranked 5th in the Arab world, just after Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh and Kuwait City.
The city of Casablanca obtained a score of 48.2 out of 100 in the very recent “Safe Cities” ranking drawn up by The Economist Intelligence. A very low score based on indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure, personal and environmental security.
In more detail, Casablanca is in 41st place in terms of digital security, in 51st place in health security, in 53rd place in terms of infrastructure security, in 49th place in terms of health security and 58th concerns environmental safety.
The report further notes that the city of Casablanca “has a smart city plan or plans to invest in it over the next five years.”
Overall, therefore, the city is doing with an average score, far from those achieved by the top five which includes Copenhagen, Toronto, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. The last five cities in the ranking are Lagos (Nigeria), Cairo (Egypt), Caracas (Venezuela), Karachi (Pakistan) and Yangon (Burma).