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U.S. ranked among most dangerous countries in the world, according to Forbes

Posted: 10:24 AM, Sep 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-30 17:36:00Z

The U.S. is one of the most dangerous countries in the world, at least, that’s according to a new list Forbes published last week.

According to the list, the U.S. ranks 13th on the list of 15 most dangerous countries. Those asked say political climate and gun violence were big reasons for the ranking. 

Though it may seem high, the United States ranks far safer than countries like Brazil, Columbia and Argentina. 

The study was conducted by InterNations and asked expats where they rank countries.

Check out the list below to see the least safe 15 countries, according to the list.

  1. Brazil
  2. South Africa
  3. Kenya
  4. Peru
  5. Turkey
  6. Argentina
  7. India
  8. Egypt
  9. Dominican Republic
  10. Columbia
  11. Philippines
  12. Mexico
  13. USA
  14. Myanmar
  15. Indonesia

In contrast, the following list ranks the safest countries in the world.

  1. Luxembourg
  2. Switzerland
  3. Norway
  4. New Zealand
  5. Finland
  6. Singapore
  7. Canada
  8. Japan
  9. UAE
  10. Oman
  11. Portugal
  12. Netherlands
  13. Denmark
  14. Taiwan
  15. Estonia