Crime in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Crime rates in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Level of crime
8.52 Very Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
30.03 Low
Worries home broken and things stolen
10.45 Very Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
10.00 Very Low
Worries car stolen
9.32 Very Low
Worries things from car stolen
11.97 Very Low
Worries attacked
11.35 Very Low
Worries being insulted
14.46 Very Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
11.93 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
15.86 Very Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
12.02 Very Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
10.23 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery
20.28 Low

Safety in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Safety walking alone during daylight
90.37 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
84.30 Very High

Contributors: 531

Last update: February 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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19 Comments so far
Kevin on Feb 05, 2024:
Crime does happen here regularly, just doesn't get reported to keep the crime stats clean.
Mohammed on Dec 27, 2023:
I worked in Abu Dhabi for 15 years, I never witnessed any crime . It is the Safest city on Earth
Benjamen on Dec 31, 2022:
If you want a city to work and to enjoy your time abudhabi is the best
Lena abdulla on Dec 30, 2022:
As a new resident in n this city I found that abudhabi is very stable city in economy, security youare 24 hours in safe and you don’t worry about anything, the best city ever
Mohamed salah on Dec 30, 2022:
Abudhabi is the best city in safety and the law is very strict because there is a diversity of cultures in this city there for they are working hard to maintain stability
Mike hofman on Sep 13, 2022:
I lived in abudhabi for 6 years. I have never been a victim of any crime or even witnessed any crime.
Sandra on Sep 13, 2022:
abudhabi is secured enough to makes us living with relaxation and happiness and feeling safe
Kalven on Sep 13, 2022:
If we take about safety, stability, life quality then abudhabi is your choice
Leah on Sep 08, 2022:
so safe thank god I hope this country stays safe forever
Chady on Sep 08, 2022:
In fact UAE is most safest country I have been to, no robbery, no snatching of bags, you can walk peaceful at anytime day or night.
Geilan robert on Sep 03, 2022:
I'm viewing the "Crime" page and can confirm that abudhabi is fairly crime free its really safe and nothing to worry about just follow the rules and you will be fine
Debe wiliam on Sep 02, 2022:
The best city on Earth. You can stay out at night without any worries i, people there are kind and caring, has great mixture between old cultures and city life. Very safe. Very good city.
Emma locas on Sep 02, 2022:
I have travelled countless times to abudhabi since 1995 and this is my favourite place in the world. I live in South Africa where Crime is the order of the day. As long as you abide by their code of conduct and their rule of law, you will never get enough of this beautifuldeveloping city. In all my travels, I have never encountered any issues with the locals or expats
Ronald maya on Sep 02, 2022:
I live in Abudhabi for over 8 years. I've never
encountered any crimes except car accidents.
Edward miller on Sep 02, 2022:
I've been living in abudhabi for 7 years, after long stays in several other european countries its the paradise on earth
In terms of security. abudhabi is an example for this world in
education, kindness, respect, tradition and patriotism.
Dween workman on Sep 01, 2022:
In my opinion there is no city safer than abudhabi am been in this city 3 years and i have no issues at all the really you can feel safe at any time during night or day time
Patrek lema on Sep 01, 2022:
I travel between cities because of my work type but abudhabi is really different i love this city because the safety and the very low crime rate
John hopkens on Sep 01, 2022:
Abudhabi is really safe country they have a good land equal low
Andrey on Sep 19, 2021:
Abu Dhabi is really a safe city to live in. Have a friend for has been living for 10+ years there and no crime incident happened to him.