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Keep an open mind, challenge your own preconceptions and embrace the foreign culture.

A great adventure that I am so glad I embarked on.

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Mainland China

Belgium

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

29

20

Quality of life

37

27

Physical & mental wellbeing

35

39

Fulfillment

7

33

Community

25

20

Political stability

27

17

Ease of settling in

37

34

Making friends

28

32

Learning

17

22

Schooling

15

3

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

29

24

Income

17

24

Disposable income

18

32

Economic stability

26

10

Career progression

11

32

Reaching potential

5

38

Work / life balance

35

20

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

30

36

Cultural values

32

30

Personal development

17

37

Personal achievements

28

36

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

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

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