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Brazil

Malaysia

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

35

17

Quality of life

38

16

Physical & mental wellbeing

26

11

Fulfillment

21

16

Community

13

9

Political stability

37

23

Ease of settling in

27

5

Making friends

1

13

Learning

29

24

Schooling

36

28

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

36

12

Income

29

25

Disposable income

30

8

Economic stability

35

14

Career progression

30

18

Reaching potential

13

14

Work / life balance

30

22

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

27

16

Cultural values

34

26

Personal development

13

7

Personal achievements

26

10

Expat Explorer ranks 40 countries across various criteria from the 2020 survey.

See how Brazil and Malaysia compare, or use the dropdown menus above to add or remove criteria and see which country performs best.

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