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

Interesting, sometimes difficult, but the best time of my life

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South Africa

Russia

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

36

16

Quality of life

24

34

Physical & mental wellbeing

21

36

Fulfillment

3

14

Community

34

14

Political stability

40

21

Ease of settling in

19

3

Making friends

14

8

Learning

26

7

Schooling

35

8

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

37

28

Income

23

18

Disposable income

14

23

Economic stability

40

28

Career progression

19

13

Reaching potential

7

15

Work / life balance

27

29

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

35

32

Cultural values

40

11

Personal development

24

40

Personal achievements

8

40

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

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