The UAE was ranked among the safest countries in the world in a global crime report.
Numbeo listed the country in third place, with Qatar in first and Taiwan in second.
Georgia and Oman – two of the most popular holiday destinations for UAE travellers – were fourth and fifth followed by Hong Kong and Slovenia.
The bottom of the charts was dominated by war zones and several Central American countries, where gun crime and kidnapping is rampant.
The crowd-sourced global data website published its half-year findings for 2020 this week. It provides twice annual snapshots of the safest cities and countries, along with measuring the cost of living.