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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.

Learn and respect the local language, do some language courses before you come here

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Italy

Germany

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

19

9

Quality of life

22

11

Physical & mental wellbeing

12

18

Fulfillment

36

15

Community

30

26

Political stability

22

4

Ease of settling in

28

36

Making friends

19

29

Learning

19

4

Schooling

12

4

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

38

4

Income

36

20

Disposable income

37

13

Economic stability

31

2

Career progression

29

17

Reaching potential

30

23

Work / life balance

21

9

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

13

8

Cultural values

8

15

Personal development

26

10

Personal achievements

31

14

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

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

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