For the fifth year in a row Abu Dhabi has been voted the worlds safest city ahead of 431 cities across the world.
Abu Dhabi has once again ranked the safest city in the world according to a newly released global crime index.
Numbeo, a crowd-sourced global data website, placed the UAE capital first after it had the safest rating of 431 cities across the world.
Abu Dhabi is ranked ahead of 431 cities around the world with a score of 88.46 per cent for safety. Sharjah is sixth on the list with a score of 83.59 followed by Dubai at 83.44.
Also in the top 10 are Doha, Taipei, Quebec City, Zurich, Munich, Cluj-Napoca and Muscat.
Major General Staff Pilot Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief at Abu Dhabi Police, said the ranking is a testament to the security and stability the UAE enjoys. He pointed out the emirate has the lowest crime index of just 11.54.
“The achievement cements Abu Dhabi’s position 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.”
Al Mazrouei noted the Abu Dhabi Police is keen to reinforce the public’s sense of safety and build trust with the community by embracing ambitious initiatives that strengthen the country’s leading position in the Global Competitiveness Index.
Congratulations Abu Dhabi, we are privileged to be able to live in a wonderful city like this.