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Have an open mind and push yourself to meet new people as soon as you get to your new country.

Endlessly challenging and endlessly stimulating; wholly worth it.

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Malaysia

Singapore

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

17

3

Quality of life

16

6

Physical & mental wellbeing

11

14

Fulfillment

16

20

Community

9

11

Political stability

23

2

Ease of settling in

5

13

Making friends

13

15

Learning

24

9

Schooling

28

1

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

12

3

Income

25

6

Disposable income

8

5

Economic stability

14

3

Career progression

18

2

Reaching potential

14

10

Work / life balance

22

36

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

16

10

Cultural values

26

17

Personal development

7

12

Personal achievements

10

3

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

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

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