Compare: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

Compare: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

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Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

34

12

Quality of life

8

5

Physical & mental wellbeing

32

30

Fulfillment

4

5

Community

35

7

Political stability

25

16

Ease of settling in

32

23

Making friends

40

27

Learning

34

11

Schooling

32

23

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

6

7

Income

7

2

Disposable income

6

3

Economic stability

32

30

Career progression

4

6

Reaching potential

1

8

Work / life balance

15

31

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

17

28

Cultural values

18

28

Personal development

30

16

Personal achievements

11

29

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

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