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Quality of Life in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Purchasing Power Index 102.46   High
Safety Index 80.95   Very High
Health Care Index 64.29   High
Climate Index 50.27   Moderate
Cost of Living Index 72.04   Moderate
Property Price to Income Ratio 4.70   Very Low
Traffic Commute Time Index 38.07   Moderate
Pollution Index 53.57   Moderate
ƒ Quality of Life Index: 150.07   Very High

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Last update: November 2017

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3 Comments so far

#blackbeard on Sep 05, 2017 :
This is not accurate at all. Let me start with safety index. Streets may be safe but roads are mayhem, deadly traffic accidents are almost every day in the newspapers.
Health care, if you don’t have insurance well good luck. Never get sick, let me put it that way. It is very very expensive.
Climate index, 4-5 months out 12 you can enjoy outdoors. Rest of the year is either hot, crazy hot or sand storms.
Cost of living, depends on the person. There are huge variety of grocery stores, restaurants etc. according to your budget you can manage.
Pollution, not industrial pollution but sand and dust is pretty bad. Plus AC will be almost always working.
#Mark Huey on Nov 14, 2016 :
Dubai is not this high at all, especially not for immigrants from Southern Asia (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka). It many be for expats from Western countries, however you compare this to Singapore with much better, albeit not great, human rights and it is surprising to see this in a different percentile to much more liveable (in my experience) cities, such as Hong Kong, Colombo, Kochi, Singapore and Macau.
#Hisham Tinaoui on Jul 21, 2015 :
You need to add schools cost index, in Dubai is increadibly high for example specially private schools for expats