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Vietnam

Thailand

Living

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

23

37

Quality of life

36

21

Physical & mental wellbeing

27

13

Fulfillment

11

35

Community

4

23

Political stability

24

34

Ease of settling in

20

8

Making friends

12

21

Learning

27

40

Schooling

31

39

Aspiring

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

18

32

Income

19

34

Disposable income

25

26

Economic stability

22

23

Career progression

9

34

Reaching potential

4

36

Work / life balance

26

19

Mindset

 

40th

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

29

20

Cultural values

31

16

Personal development

18

14

Personal achievements

27

38

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

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