Compare: United Arab Emirates, Malaysia

Compare: United Arab Emirates, Malaysia

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United Arab Emirates

Malaysia

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

12

17

Quality of life

5

16

Physical & mental wellbeing

30

11

Fulfillment

5

16

Community

7

9

Political stability

16

23

Ease of settling in

23

5

Making friends

27

13

Learning

11

24

Schooling

23

28

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

7

12

Income

2

25

Disposable income

3

8

Economic stability

30

14

Career progression

6

18

Reaching potential

8

14

Work / life balance

31

22

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

28

16

Cultural values

28

26

Personal development

16

7

Personal achievements

29

10

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

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