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UAE, Oman and Qatar Among Safest Countries in the World

Only 1 Place Could Beat These GCC Locations to Safest Country in the World


Many people that live in or visit the UAE, Qatar and Oman will tell you that they've never felt safer walking the streets. But there is one country that trumps the GCC countries' reputation as "safest country in the world' and it's not in the Middle East.

Finland is the place that ranks highest for safety and security, according to the latest biennial Travel and Tourism report by World Economic Forum. Many European countries appear in the top 20 with the likes Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong making appearances.

Check out the Telegraph's list below:

  1. Finland - rating: 6.7
  2. Qatar - 6.61
  3. UAE - 6.6
  4. Iceland - 6.5
  5. Austria - 6.47
  6. Luxembourg - 6.46
  7. New Zealand - 6.41
  8. Singapore - 6.4
  9. Oman - 6.38
  10. Portugal - 6.33
  11. Switzerland - 6.32
  12. Hong Kong - 6.31
  13. Australia - 6.24
  14. Slovenia - 6.2
  15. Ireland - 6.18
  16. Belgium - 6.18
  17. Netherlands - 6.16
  18. Norway - 6.1
  19. Sweden - 6.1
  20. Germany - 6.06
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