The Safest City Index 2015 is out – Abu Dhabi best Middle Eastern City…

The new Safest City Index by The Economist has been launched.  The report is based on an index composed of more than 40 quantitative and qualitative indicators. These indicators are split across four thematic categories: digital security; health security; infrastructure safety; and personal safety. Every city in the Index is scored across these four categories.

Abu Dhabi beat Doha, at number 29 and Riyadh at number 46, with the UAE capital scoring strongly in digital security and infrastructure safety. Dubai however did not make it to the list…

Here some of the 50 compared Cities with overall positions:
CitiesRank (out of 140)Overall Rating (out of 100)
Melbourne, Australia197,5
Vienna, Austria297,4
Vancouver, Canada397,3
Toronto, Canada497,2
Adelaide, Australia596,6
Calgary, Canada696,6
Perth, Australia795,9
Auckland, New Zealand895,7
Helsinki, Finland995,6
Hamburg, Germany1095
Dubai, UAE7474,7
Kuwait City, Kuwait8172,1
Bahrain, Bahrain9168,8
Tehran, Iran12650,8
Karachi, Pakistan13440,9
Tripoli, Libya13935,9
Damascus, Syria14030,2

You can download and read the full report here (LINK).


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