UAE, Saudi and Kuwait in top 10 empathetic countries

New study, led by Michigan State University, features three GCC countries in Top 10.

Saudi, UAE and Kuwait in Top Ten

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are among the most empathetic countries in the world, according to a new study. Researchers from three American universities surveyed more than 104,000 people from 63 countries to measure their compassion and tendency to imagine the point of view of others.

The responses revealed that Ecuador was the most empathetic country in the world followed by Saudi Arabia in second.

The United Arab Emirates took fifth place and Kuwait was ranked 10th.

The top 10 most empathetic countries in the world
1 Ecuador
2 Saudi Arabia
3 Peru
4 Denmark
5 United Arab Emirates
6 Korea
7 United States
8 Taiwan
9 Costa Rica
10 Kuwait