Compare: Malaysia, United Arab Emirates

Compare: Malaysia, United Arab Emirates

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

My husband has always been an expat, and after 20 years in the Middle East, this is home.

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Malaysia

United Arab Emirates

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

17

12

Quality of life

16

5

Physical & mental wellbeing

11

30

Fulfillment

16

5

Community

9

7

Political stability

23

16

Ease of settling in

5

23

Making friends

13

27

Learning

24

11

Schooling

28

23

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

12

7

Income

25

2

Disposable income

8

3

Economic stability

14

30

Career progression

18

6

Reaching potential

14

8

Work / life balance

22

31

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

16

28

Cultural values

26

28

Personal development

7

16

Personal achievements

10

29

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

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