Compare: United Arab Emirates, South Africa

Compare: United Arab Emirates, South Africa

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

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

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United Arab Emirates

South Africa

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

12

36

Quality of life

5

24

Physical & mental wellbeing

30

21

Fulfillment

5

3

Community

7

34

Political stability

16

40

Ease of settling in

23

19

Making friends

27

14

Learning

11

26

Schooling

23

35

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

7

37

Income

2

23

Disposable income

3

14

Economic stability

30

40

Career progression

6

19

Reaching potential

8

7

Work / life balance

31

27

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

28

35

Cultural values

28

40

Personal development

16

24

Personal achievements

29

8

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

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