SPAIN is one of the safest countries in Europe, according to new figures by the European Statistical Office (Eurostat).
In terms of murders, rapes, and robberies, Spain falls into the bottom 10 lowest countries for crime out of 41 countries analysed.
The country has a particularly low murder rate, coming 34 out of 41, and 31 out of 41 for robberies. Spain’s rape figures were slightly higher, putting the country at 27, while it was 21 for sexual assault.
Murder rates were significantly lower than neighbouring countries; at 0.48 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 1.31 in France, 0.67 in Italy, and 0.91 in Germany.