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Japan

Thailand

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

22

37

Quality of life

18

21

Physical & mental wellbeing

24

13

Fulfillment

29

35

Community

22

23

Political stability

19

34

Ease of settling in

15

8

Making friends

39

21

Learning

35

40

Schooling

10

39

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

34

32

Income

10

34

Disposable income

24

26

Economic stability

27

23

Career progression

28

34

Reaching potential

21

36

Work / life balance

40

19

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

21

20

Cultural values

14

16

Personal development

27

14

Personal achievements

35

38

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

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

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