Compare: New Zealand, South Africa

Compare: New Zealand, South Africa

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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.

A bit difficult at first, but immersing one's self in the culture allows life to be more pleasurable

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New Zealand

South Africa

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

2

36

Quality of life

3

24

Physical & mental wellbeing

2

21

Fulfillment

17

3

Community

10

34

Political stability

3

40

Ease of settling in

10

19

Making friends

3

14

Learning

5

26

Schooling

14

35

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

10

37

Income

31

23

Disposable income

34

14

Economic stability

6

40

Career progression

33

19

Reaching potential

32

7

Work / life balance

1

27

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

1

35

Cultural values

3

40

Personal development

1

24

Personal achievements

6

8

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

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