Dubai is an ultra-modern city. It is hard to believe that Dubai is only 40 years old. It has some of the tallest and most architecturally impressive skyscrapers in the world.
There are a huge number of jobs available for expats from around the world, thanks to Dubai's industries like oil, construction, tourism, and financial services. Dubai has one of the highest numbers of expats. Most expats find it easy to settle down as there is already a large expat community in Dubai.
Housing is expensive and general costs of living are quite high. However for expats that can afford to live in Dubai, it is a great place for families. Almost 83% of expats report that locals have a friendly attitude towards families. Dubai has also been reported as a very safe place to live.