The results placed Luxembourg number one for safety and security, ahead of Singapore, Japan, Canada and Malta.
And perhaps the perception can be supported by statistics.
According to Luxembourg Police figures for 2015, criminality rate fell slightly from 43,087 reported crimes in 2014 to 40,353 in 2015, after a steady growing trend recorded since 2011 (35,702).
Crimes against a person represented just over a fifth of the 2015 figures, and showed a 6.5% improvement from the year before.
Also on the podium
In the same survey, Luxembourg was voted best country for working abroad, following by Taiwan and Germany as well as for job security. Meanwhile, it occupied third place in the work life balance ranking.
However, the Grand Duchy suffered a substantial drop when it came to personal finances, slipping from second place in 2015 to 22nd place in 2016.
Overall satisfaction with personal finances among expats in Luxembourg shrank from 83% to 74% in 2016.
The Grand Duchy also languishes in 56th place for the categories of leisure options and personal happiness, 63rd for cost of living, 57th for finding friends, 43rd for feeling welcome and 40th for ease of settling in.