Compare: United Kingdom, South Africa

Compare: United Kingdom, South Africa

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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.

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

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United Kingdom

South Africa

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

31

36

Quality of life

29

24

Physical & mental wellbeing

37

21

Fulfillment

2

3

Community

16

34

Political stability

35

40

Ease of settling in

30

19

Making friends

38

14

Learning

25

26

Schooling

26

35

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

30

37

Income

11

23

Disposable income

19

14

Economic stability

33

40

Career progression

3

19

Reaching potential

16

7

Work / life balance

32

27

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

18

35

Cultural values

13

40

Personal development

28

24

Personal achievements

21

8

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

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