Abu Dhabi is home to people of different ethnicities and with the rules and regulations in place for public safety, it’s no secret that residents do feel safe in the emirate. As it happens, this has also been proven by a recent survey conducted by the Department of Community Development. Yes, according to the results of this survey, it was revealed that over 90% of Abu Dhabi residents feel safe while walking alone at night. So, read on to know about this development.
82,761 Community Members Participated In The DCD Survey
According to a survey conducted by the Department of Community Development (DCD), 82,761 community members participated in the third cycle of the Quality of Life Survey. This included key indicators that were based on the results of the previous two rounds. According to a news report, by Khaleej Times, these indicators include housing, job opportunities, family, wealth, work-life balance, health, education & skills, skill, security & personal safety, revenues, social & cultural relations, and digital quality of life, to name a select few.
As it happens, this also helps to analyse and improve the quality of life in all dimensions. It’s worth mentioning here that this survey is based on the global model and concept of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development. As per the survey result, 93.5% of Abu Dhabi residents reported that they felt safe while walking alone at night.
93.5% Of People In Abu Dhabi Feel Safe Walking Alone At Night
This is a great development, as it is an improvement from the previous 93%, which was recorded in 2020. Not to mention, this is also higher than other OECD countries! It should be mentioned that the happiness and well-being index was also recorded at 70% for the population in Abu Dhabi and they were satisfied with the quality of life. Moreover, on a scale of 0 to 10, the level of happiness in the population increased from 7.17 in 2020 to 7.63! As such, the digital quality of life indicators also found great results, as 88.7% of the residents enjoy internet services, which is an increase from the previous 85.2% in 2020.
With this upper trajectory, it’s definitely a moment of immense pride for Emiratis in Abu Dhabi. So, don’t forget to share this fantastic news with them!
Cover Image Courtesy: Canva