Abu Dhabi has been ranked the world’s safest city which has the lowest crime index of 11.33, according to a survey conducted by Numbeo.
Numbeo is a crowd-sourced global database of reported consumer prices, perceived crime rates, and quality of healthcare, among other statistics. Abu Dhabi was named the city with the highest safety index of 88.67 in the list of 374 cities.
According to the survey, Abu Dhabi sits on number one spot – as an increase in a city’s ranking means a drop in its crime rate. Sharjah ranked fifth safest and Dubai was ranked as the seventh safest city in the world with its safety index at 82.95.
Joining Abu Dhabi in the top ten are Taipei, Quebec, Zurich, Dubai, Munich, Eskisehir, and Bern.
In the subcontinent, Mangalore (37) was ranked as the safest city in India while Islamabad (74) was ranked the safest in Pakistan.
Meanwhile, Caracas in Venezuela was rated the as the most unsafe city with the highest crime index 84.90.
Source: KhaleejTimes.com January 17, 2020