Slovenia Is Among the World’s Safest Countries to Travel

Slovenia entered the top seven safest countries in the world. This is evidenced by the risk map data compiled for travelling in 2019 by two organizations – International SOS and Control Risks. The map classifies countries based on the risk of their visiting by tourists.

In addition to Slovenia, the list of world’s safest countries also includes Denmark, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Luxembourg (the minimum risk level), the most dangerous are Syria, Libya, Afghanistan and Somalia. Extremely high risk, in addition to the four countries mentioned, is also present in South Sudan, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Nigeria and Yemen. A high level of risk is recorded in Iraq, Mexico, Venezuela and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Low risk is present in the rest of Western Europe, including the UK. Canada, USA and Australia have the same indicator.

The average level of risk for tourists is demonstrated, in particular, by Russia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Brazil.

An interactive map shows the level of risk to the life and health of tourists in countries around the world.

Slovenia has a bit lower indicators on the transport security map. It has a low risk level, while a number of countries have a minimal (extremely low) risk level. The safest countries in terms of transport comprises almost all European countries located to the west and north of Slovenia, including Austria. In terms of transport security, the most difficult situation is in Africa.