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Dubai among safest cities in the world

Dubai managed to place itself within the top 10 or 20 cities globally in more than 100 indicators related to safety and security in several ...

Dubai managed to place itself within the top 10 or 20 cities globally in more than 100 indicators related to safety and security in several internationally renowned competitiveness reports, according to a policy brief released recently by the Dubai Competitiveness Office in Dubai Economy.

Dubai among safest cities in the world

The policy brief, titled Safety and Security Competitiveness in Dubai: Why Dubai is ranked as one of the Safest Cities in the World’ presents and analyzes the factors and elements that explain Dubai’s rise to becoming one of the world’s Safest Cities.

Considered the largest business city in the UAE by the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report, and regarded a major hub for the Middle East, Dubai utilized its fundamentals on safety and security to sustain its top rankings in competitiveness and set standards for effectively managing the global COVID-19 crisis.

Dubai ranks first in more than 11 indicators on Personal Safety within different competitiveness indices, mainly the Safe Cities Index by the Economist Intelligence Unit where scores look at Personal, Infrastructure, Health and Digital safety, as well as the Smart Cities report by IMD World Competitiveness Center. The indicators where Dubai ranked first reflects the distinguished role of the local police and other institutions in prioritizing personal safety.

Dubai Competitiveness Office is focusing on enhancing city competitiveness among the foremost cities globally by fostering a business environment that stimulates investment, offers unparalleled ease of business and reinforces the competitive advantage of Dubai in global markets.