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Posted On: 13 July 2020 09:21 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:22 pm

Qatar maintains top spot as world's safest country: Numbeo Index

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The State of Qatar continued to lead as the safest country in the world, according to the 2020 mid-year Numbeo crime index that tracks 133 countries.

Qatar was the top Arab country from 2015 to 2019, and the safest worldwide in 2017 and 2019. The country's position reflects its strong record in the field of security. Qatar registered the lowest crime rate in the index, with 11.9 points from 100. As for safety and security, Qatar was also top with 88.1 points from 100.

Numbeo's database was first published in 2009. Its crime index is based on the number of law violations that take place in each country. Its database is one of the most prominent in the world in the field.

Source: Qatar News Agency