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Mainland China

Malaysia

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

29

17

Quality of life

37

16

Physical & mental wellbeing

35

11

Fulfillment

7

16

Community

25

9

Political stability

27

23

Ease of settling in

37

5

Making friends

28

13

Learning

17

24

Schooling

15

28

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

29

12

Income

17

25

Disposable income

18

8

Economic stability

26

14

Career progression

11

18

Reaching potential

5

14

Work / life balance

35

22

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

30

16

Cultural values

32

26

Personal development

17

7

Personal achievements

28

10

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

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

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