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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 wonderful challenge - with all its ups and downs, I would not change it for anything else.

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Italy

Switzerland

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

19

4

Quality of life

22

2

Physical & mental wellbeing

12

5

Fulfillment

36

34

Community

30

27

Political stability

22

1

Ease of settling in

28

29

Making friends

19

26

Learning

19

3

Schooling

12

2

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

38

1

Income

36

3

Disposable income

37

2

Economic stability

31

1

Career progression

29

15

Reaching potential

30

24

Work / life balance

21

6

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

13

7

Cultural values

8

10

Personal development

26

2

Personal achievements

31

23

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

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