The world’s most financially attractive city to live in might surprise you!

Bahrain’s capital Manama is the most financially attractive city to live in the world, according to AIRINC’s latest Global 150 Cities Index.

The index, which ranks 150 of the top global locations according to financial attractiveness and lifestyle attractiveness, is dominated by countries from the GCC.

It combines local salary levels, tax rates, living costs, and living conditions to assess how appealing each location is to live in.

While Manama took the top spot, Riyadh took fourth place, Kuwait City was sixth and Abu Dhabi was seventh. Dubai was listed in 12th, and Muscat in 16th.