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

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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Malaysia

United Kingdom

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

17

31

Quality of life

16

29

Physical & mental wellbeing

11

37

Fulfillment

16

2

Community

9

16

Political stability

23

35

Ease of settling in

5

30

Making friends

13

38

Learning

24

25

Schooling

28

26

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

12

30

Income

25

11

Disposable income

8

19

Economic stability

14

33

Career progression

18

3

Reaching potential

14

16

Work / life balance

22

32

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

16

18

Cultural values

26

13

Personal development

7

28

Personal achievements

10

21

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

See how Malaysia 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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