Compare: United Arab Emirates, Qatar

Compare: United Arab Emirates, Qatar

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My husband has always been an expat, and after 20 years in the Middle East, this is home.

A great experience, but you should enter into it knowing what you want to get out of it

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United Arab Emirates

Qatar

Living

 
  Score Rank Score Rank
Overall 30.10 12 32.10 10
Quality of life 0.79 5 0.65 17
Physical & mental wellbeing 0.29 30 0.28 33
Fulfillment 0.50 5 0.42 26
Community 0.46 7 0.21 31
Political stability 0.36 16 0.46 9
Ease of settling in 0.19 23 0.22 16
Making friends 0.35 27 0.56 5
Learning 0.37 11 0.54 2
Schooling 0.03 23 0.23 9

Aspiring

 
  Score Rank Score Rank
Overall 15.50 7 21.14 2
Income 0.66 2 0.74 1
Disposable income 0.83 3 0.94 1
Economic stability -0.08 30 0.56 4
Career progression 0.51 6 0.49 8
Reaching potential 0.40 8 0.41 3
Work / life balance 0.26 31 0.38 25

Mindset

 
  Score Rank Score Rank
Overall 12.89 28 11.09 37
Cultural values 0.30 28 0.21 39
Personal development 0.44 16 0.39 32
Personal achievements 0.33 29 0.32 32

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