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Don't be an 'expat', integrate from day one… Enjoy the 'Kiwi' lifestyle or move on, you'll never be happy unless you give it your all.

It is interesting when you integrate to the point that locals don't realize you are an expat. It feels like you have a secret.

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New Zealand

Italy

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

2

19

Quality of life

3

22

Physical & mental wellbeing

2

12

Fulfillment

17

36

Community

10

30

Political stability

3

22

Ease of settling in

10

28

Making friends

3

19

Learning

5

19

Schooling

14

12

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

10

38

Income

31

36

Disposable income

34

37

Economic stability

6

31

Career progression

33

29

Reaching potential

32

30

Work / life balance

1

21

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

1

13

Cultural values

3

8

Personal development

1

26

Personal achievements

6

31

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

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

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