Compare: Japan, South Africa

Compare: Japan, South Africa

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Japan

South Africa

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

22

36

Quality of life

18

24

Physical & mental wellbeing

24

21

Fulfillment

29

3

Community

22

34

Political stability

19

40

Ease of settling in

15

19

Making friends

39

14

Learning

35

26

Schooling

10

35

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

34

37

Income

10

23

Disposable income

24

14

Economic stability

27

40

Career progression

28

19

Reaching potential

21

7

Work / life balance

40

27

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

21

35

Cultural values

14

40

Personal development

27

24

Personal achievements

35

8

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

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