Dubai Ranks Among The Top 10 Cities For Living And Prosperity In 2024
Dubai, the dazzling emirate known for its iconic skyline and extravagant developments, has secured a prestigious position in the Top 10 Global Cities for livability, lovability, and prosperity in 2024. According to the highly regarded World’s Best Cities Report by Resonance, Dubai has surpassed several notable cities, including San Francisco, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Washington, Melbourne, Zurich, and Sydney, in terms of overall quality of life and economic opportunities.
The rankings for 2024 are as follows:
- New York
- San Francisco
The report’s evaluation of cities is based on three key indices: livability, lovability, and prosperity. These indices take into account a wide range of factors that contribute to the overall appeal and quality of life in a city. Some of the factors considered include walkability, iconic landmarks, recreational amenities, airport connectivity, cultural richness, educational opportunities, business presence, startup ecosystem, and more.
Dubai’s impressive ranking can be attributed to its outstanding performance across these categories. The city is renowned for its world-class infrastructure and attractions, with iconic developments like the Palm Jumeirah and the Burj Khalifa. In particular, Dubai excels in the “Attractions” subcategory, securing the eighth spot. The emirate boasts a wealth of extravagant malls, stunning aquariums, indoor ski parks, themed entertainment options, and family-friendly resorts, all of which significantly contribute to its overall appeal.
In the rankings specific to the Arab world, Dubai’s neighbor, Abu Dhabi, also performs admirably, securing the second-best position globally at 25th place. Other Arab cities making their mark include Riyadh (28), Doha (36), Kuwait (58), and Muscat (89).
Chris Fair, President and CEO of Resonance Consultancy, highlights the global trend of cities reevaluating their desirability criteria in the post-pandemic era. Cities are increasingly focusing on creating vibrant outdoor spaces and enhancing urban experiences, reflecting the evolving priorities of residents and visitors alike.
Dubai’s ascent to the top ranks of global cities for living and prosperity in 2024 is a testament to its unwavering commitment to innovation, quality of life, and economic dynamism. As it continues to captivate the world with its remarkable achievements, Dubai remains a beacon of opportunity and a symbol of progress on the global stage.