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Japan

New Zealand

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

22

2

Quality of life

18

3

Physical & mental wellbeing

24

2

Fulfillment

29

17

Community

22

10

Political stability

19

3

Ease of settling in

15

10

Making friends

39

3

Learning

35

5

Schooling

10

14

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

34

10

Income

10

31

Disposable income

24

34

Economic stability

27

6

Career progression

28

33

Reaching potential

21

32

Work / life balance

40

1

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

21

1

Cultural values

14

3

Personal development

27

1

Personal achievements

35

6

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

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

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