The town of Sinj in the Split hinterland is the safest city in Croatia, according to the rate of assaults and property crimes and the rate of traffic offences and drug abuse, according to the findings of a survey presented at a three-day conference in Zadar.
Sinj boasts of a safety and security rate standing at 1.51 rate, while Petrinja, a town some 50 kilometres south-east of the capital of Zagreb, has a safety and security rate of 1.75 and ranks second.
The other entries in the top ten safest cities in 2015 are Samobor, Pozega, Djakovo, Dubrovnik, Sisak, Vukovar, Solin and Split.
Regarding grave offences such as murder, rape and aggravated assault per capita, those with lowest rates in 2015 were Velika Gorica, Samobor and Solin.
When it comes to burglaries and thefts, residents of Pozega, Sinj and Dubrovnik were least burdened with that.
Regarding traffic safety and security, the best performers were Petrinja, Djakovo and Sinj.
The three-day conference on safety and security in cities began in Zadar began this past Tuesday.