Compare: Portugal, South Africa

Compare: Portugal, South Africa

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Exciting, challenging, but very worthwhile

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

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Portugal

South Africa

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

5

36

Quality of life

9

24

Physical & mental wellbeing

3

21

Fulfillment

8

3

Community

3

34

Political stability

15

40

Ease of settling in

2

19

Making friends

10

14

Learning

15

26

Schooling

11

35

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

31

37

Income

39

23

Disposable income

33

14

Economic stability

12

40

Career progression

38

19

Reaching potential

34

7

Work / life balance

11

27

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

11

35

Cultural values

12

40

Personal development

5

24

Personal achievements

33

8

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

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