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Compare: United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

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

We've been here for 20 years now and have had so many experiences. We will head home one day but for now it still suits us.

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United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

Economics

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

4

16

Disposable income

4

20

Wage growth

3

9

Savings

3

23

Economic confidence

19

25

Entrepreneurship

8

14

Politics

4

22

Career progression

9

4

Work/life balance

17

18

Job security

21

5

Experience

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

16

28

Quality of life

11

25

Culture

29

7

Health

25

31

Making friends

20

26

Integration

31

9

Safety

4

23

Finance

7

16

Healthcare

8

24

Property

22

28

Family

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

19

27

Integration

22

29

Health

11

25

Quality of Life

11

17

Overall cost of children

31

22

Childcare quality

8

21

School quality

18

12

Closeness with partner

22

31

Social life

22

29

Tolerance

8

6

Expat Explorer ranks 31 countries across various criteria from the 2018 survey.

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