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It is interesting when you integrate to the point that locals don't realize you are an expat. It feels like you have a secret.

A great adventure that I am so glad I embarked on.

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Italy

Belgium

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

19

20

Quality of life

22

27

Physical & mental wellbeing

12

39

Fulfillment

36

33

Community

30

20

Political stability

22

17

Ease of settling in

28

34

Making friends

19

32

Learning

19

22

Schooling

12

3

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

38

24

Income

36

24

Disposable income

37

32

Economic stability

31

10

Career progression

29

32

Reaching potential

30

38

Work / life balance

21

20

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

13

36

Cultural values

8

30

Personal development

26

37

Personal achievements

31

36

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

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

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