Abu Dhabi has officially been named the safest city in the Middle East, so says the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2015. According to the index, Abu Dhabi scored the highest in a list of criteria that takes into account digital security, health security, infrastructure safety and personal safety, beating out other cities in the region like; Doha at number 29 and Riyadh at number 46.

In the list of 50 cities Abu Dhabi just tipped into the top half, taking the 25th spot globally. The UAE capital was the only wealthy Middle Eastern city to make it into the top half. 

The global winner was, Tokyo, which is also the most populous city in the world, followed by Singapore, Osaka, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Sydney, Zurich, Toronto, Melbourne and New York.