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

Endlessly challenging and endlessly stimulating; wholly worth it.

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South Africa

Singapore

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

36

3

Quality of life

24

6

Physical & mental wellbeing

21

14

Fulfillment

3

20

Community

34

11

Political stability

40

2

Ease of settling in

19

13

Making friends

14

15

Learning

26

9

Schooling

35

1

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

37

3

Income

23

6

Disposable income

14

5

Economic stability

40

3

Career progression

19

2

Reaching potential

7

10

Work / life balance

27

36

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

35

10

Cultural values

40

17

Personal development

24

12

Personal achievements

8

3

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

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