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

We've been here for 20 years now and have had so many experiences. We will head home one day but for now it still suits us.

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Mainland China

United Kingdom

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

29

31

Quality of life

37

29

Physical & mental wellbeing

35

37

Fulfillment

7

2

Community

25

16

Political stability

27

35

Ease of settling in

37

30

Making friends

28

38

Learning

17

25

Schooling

15

26

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

29

30

Income

17

11

Disposable income

18

19

Economic stability

26

33

Career progression

11

3

Reaching potential

5

16

Work / life balance

35

32

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

30

18

Cultural values

32

13

Personal development

17

28

Personal achievements

28

21

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

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

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