Abu Dhabi is officially the safest city in the world, according to new data.
Per research conducted by crowd-sourcing website Numbeo, out of 431 cities which were included in the data, the UAE’s capital had the lowest crime index and the quality of life score was 88.46 per cent.
This marks the fifth year in a row Abu Dhabi has now taken the top spot on this list.
Two other UAE cities, Dubai and Sharjah, were also amongst the top 10 – Sharjah ranked 6th amongst the top 10 and Dubai ranked number seven.
#AbuDhabi is the world’s safest city for the fifth consecutive year in Numbeo’s Quality of Life index. Topping 431 cities is a testament to the security and stability Abu Dhabi enjoys, confirmed Major General Staff Pilot Faris Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police. pic.twitter.com/1vO9w3rikp
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Similarly, two other major GCC cities also made the top 10 – Doha, Qatar and Muscat, Oman. Cities which also ranked in the top 10 included Taipei, Quebec City, Zurich, Munich and Cluj-Napoca.
The UAE Capital has been ranked the world’s safest city for the fifth year in a row, with Sharjah and Dubai among the top 10, according to a survey conducted by data crowd-sourcing website Numbeo.
Discussing the incredible result for Abu Dhabi, the commander-in-chief of the Abu Dhabi Police, Major General Staff Pilot Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, explained the ranking cemented the UAE capital as a “desirable destination to live, invest, work in and visit”.
“This result is credited to our continuous accomplishments and progress, thanks to the directives that are extended by our visionary leaders who built a comprehensive strategy to enhance security performance and establish stability across the country,” he added.
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