UAE residents satisfied with the area they live in

01/09/2011 - Dubai Lifestyle News Posted by Neil King
UAE residents satisfied with the area they live in

More than 90 per cent of people living in the UAE say they are satisfied in the area or city in which they liveThis is according to a new survey by Abu Dhabi Gallup Centre (ADGC), which found that the UAE also has a high safety record, with 95 per cent of the residents surveyed reporting that they have not had money or property stolen in the last 12 months.Such positive comments could make property investment in Dubai an attraction option for prospective buyers.Other findings of the survey, reported by Emirates 24/7, revealed that over half of UAE residents say their lives are "thriving" compared to other people in the GCC.Showing the results of increased investment in the country's transport infrastructure, 84 per cent of residents said they are satisfied with public transport in the area in which they live.This is compared with the 54 per cent of people who said this in 2009 and comes as the new Green Line on the Dubai Metro gets set to open this month.