You Are Being Watched! These 4 Indian Cities Are World’s Top 4 Most Surveilled

Top Surveilled cities
by Suchismita Pal 220

Amid the rapid evolution of metropolitan cities worldwide, security is of prime importance. More and more people are shifting to the cities now for jobs, settlements and other purposes. Thus, authorities across the globe are working on boosting the security of this ever-increasing city population. Therefore, many cities are now surveilled with top-notch CCTV cameras.

Recently, Camparitech released a report of the cities in the world that are under the highest levels of surveillance, apart from China. And the top four cities on the list are from India.

Indore, Hyderabad, Delhi And Chennai Are The Top Surveilled Cities In The World

According to the Camparitech report, the ten most surveilled cities in the world, while keeping China aside, are:

  1. Indore
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Delhi
  4. Chennai
  5. Singapore
  6. Moscow
  7. Baghdad
  8. London
  9. St. Petersburg
  10. Los Angeles

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The authorities have installed cameras to keep a check on crimes against women, children, elderly people and other sections of the population. They can also keep a check on illegal activities happening in the cities. Through the cameras, the authorities keep an eye on traffic movements too.

Top Surveilled cities

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The Cities Have Lakhs Of Cameras Surveilling The People

Indore, with a population of 3.2 million people, has a total of 200,600 cameras installed, which accounts for around 63 cameras per 1000 people. Hyderabad, with a population of 10.5 million people, has 440,299 cameras installed, with 42 cameras per 1000 people. Delhi, with a population of 16.3 million people, has 436,600 cameras installed, with 27 cameras per 1000 people. Chennai has a population of 11.5 million people. The city is home to 22,126 cameras, with 25 cameras per 1000 people.

As per the Camparitech report, China is home to 54% of the 1 billion cameras present all around the globe. To view the full report, click here.

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