Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Manama and Muscat perceived to be top Middle East cities to live in

The ‘Top Cities of the Middle East’ survey, recently conducted by Bayt.com, the region’s number one job site and YouGov, the international research and consulting organisation, has identified the top cities in the Middle East in terms of several wide-ranging factors – from economic to environmental – that affect residents’ life.

According to the survey’s respondents, the top five cities in the Arab world to live in are, in order: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Manama, and Muscat. The survey factored in economic factors, entrepreneurial factors, labour rights, environmental factors, everyday life, socio-cultural factors, and quality of life.

Economic Factors

Job availability across the region is considered to be ‘average’ in most cities. Riyadh is considered to have the highest possibility of employment with 49% stating that the availability of jobs is either ‘good’ or ‘excellent’. Doha comes second with 49%, followed by Jeddah (38%), Abu Dhabi (37%) and Dubai (34%). The city considered to have the lowest employment opportunities is Beirut.

via Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Manama and Muscat perceived to be top Middle East cities to live in, according to Bayt.com survey | Bayt.com | AMEinfo.com.

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