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Qatar Ranks Second in the GCC in the 2023 Quality of Life Index

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 27 December 2023
Qatar Ranks Second in the GCC in the 2023 Quality of Life Index

Qatar scored 169.77 points in Numbeo's Quality of Life Index in 2023, so it ranks second in the Gulf region according to the Index, while Oman ranks first with a score of 184.96.

Numbeo's Quality of Life Index for 2023 was updated in December 2023. 

The GCC Countries' Scores in the Quality of Life Index 2023

Here are the scores of the other GCC nations in the index:

  • UAE: 162.41
  • Saudi Arabia: 149.43
  • Bahrain: 144.59
  • Kuwait: 134.59

How Does Qatar Rank High in the Quality of Life Index 2023?

Qatar received high scores for certain factors Numbeo uses to calculate the Quality of Life Index score.

Here are some of Qatar's scores:

  • Purchasing Power Index: 127. 79
  • Safety Index: 84.56
  • Health Care Index: 73.13

Qatar is the Safest Country in the World

Qatar has maintained its position as the safest country in the world in Numbeo's Crime Index by Country for five years since 2017.

Doha has also secured its position as one of the safest cities in the world several times.

The Host of the Best Healthcare Services: Qatar

Qatar was ranked among the Top 20 Countries in Numbeo's Healthcare Index by Country in 2021. 

In 2022, Qatar ranked first in the Arab World and 18th worldwide in the Health Care Index.

In 2023, Qatar's five hospitals ranked among the world's top 250 academic medical centers, in a study conducted by Brand Finance. 

Qatar as the Most Peaceful Country

Qatar ranked as the most peaceful country in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and the 23rd out of 163 countries in 2022.

What is Numbeo? 

Numbeo is the world's largest cost of living database. 

It is also a crowd-sourced global database of quality of life, healthcare, perceived crime rates, housing indicators, and other statistics.