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Expat Explorer survey 2017

Last year over 26,000 expats took our survey. Share your experiences of life abroad today.

How countries compare

Compare countries: New Zealand

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New Zealand

Economics

 
  Score Rank Score Rank
Overall 0.51 15
Job security 0.41 14
Work/life balance 0.77 3
Career progression 0.38 18
Politics 0.76 5
Entrepreneurship 0.53 4
Economic confidence 0.66 9
Savings 0.43 41
Wage growth 0.25 34
Disposable income 0.43 42

Experience

 
  Score Rank Score Rank
Overall 0.64 1
Property 0.54 13
Healthcare 0.66 1
Finance 0.73 1
Safety 0.73 8
Integration 0.71 5
Making friends 0.58 13
Health 0.54 2
Culture 0.57 28
Quality of life 0.73 3

Family

 
  Score Rank Score Rank
Overall 0.50 4
Tolerance 0.56 2
Social life 0.29 32
Closeness with partner 0.41 5
School quality 0.52 8
Childcare quality 0.50 11
Overall cost of children 0.23 24
Quality of Life 0.82 1
Health 0.71 3
Integration 0.43 5

Expat Explorer ranks 45 countries across various criteria from the 2016 survey.

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