Dumaguete City is ranked among the Safest City in the Philippines by an international travel website dedicated to advising global tourists on places that are safest to visit around the world.
This is another testament to Dumaguete City’s distinction as one of the Best Places to Retire and a result of the city administration’s efforts to help the Philippine National Police and other stakeholders to keep the capital city of Negros Oriental safe and prosperous for tourists and residents alike.
In 2018, PRA deemed the City of Gentle People as the Best Place to Retire in the Philippines as it scored 97.48 in accordance with the criteria set by international organizations like the United Nations, World Health Organization and International Living.
In 2014, Forbes magazine recognized Dumaguete City as the 5th best place to retire in the world.
Source: https://www.travelsafe-abroad.com/safest-cities-in-the-philippines/?fbclid=IwAR3OgaG2WeDUgJTEduZhLyii3C_B7tHIyR7OR8Qk-3bZcCK86sQKASfRPWw