Compare: South Africa, United States

Compare: South Africa, United States

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

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South Africa

United States

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

36

30

Quality of life

24

28

Physical & mental wellbeing

21

34

Fulfillment

3

9

Community

34

15

Political stability

40

36

Ease of settling in

19

31

Making friends

14

37

Learning

26

14

Schooling

35

27

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

37

16

Income

23

8

Disposable income

14

10

Economic stability

40

20

Career progression

19

5

Reaching potential

7

12

Work / life balance

27

37

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

35

33

Cultural values

40

27

Personal development

24

34

Personal achievements

8

19

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

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