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Saudi Arabia

Malaysia

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

34

17

Quality of life

8

16

Physical & mental wellbeing

32

11

Fulfillment

4

16

Community

35

9

Political stability

25

23

Ease of settling in

32

5

Making friends

40

13

Learning

34

24

Schooling

32

28

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

6

12

Income

7

25

Disposable income

6

8

Economic stability

32

14

Career progression

4

18

Reaching potential

1

14

Work / life balance

15

22

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

17

16

Cultural values

18

26

Personal development

30

7

Personal achievements

11

10

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

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