How countries & territories compare

Compare: New Zealand, Singapore

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New Zealand

Singapore

Economics

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

9

3

Disposable income

29

6

Wage growth

20

6

Savings

28

6

Economic confidence

5

3

Entrepreneurship

3

4

Politics

3

2

Career progression

17

3

Work/life balance

2

23

Job security

14

16

Experience

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

1

6

Quality of life

5

10

Culture

13

20

Health

5

12

Making friends

11

24

Integration

6

23

Safety

5

2

Finance

1

2

Healthcare

1

4

Property

25

9

Family

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

2

5

Integration

6

9

Health

1

10

Quality of Life

2

9

Overall cost of children

15

29

Childcare quality

17

2

School quality

10

1

Closeness with partner

12

15

Social life

21

15

Tolerance

5

14

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

See how New Zealand and Singapore compare, or use the dropdown menus above to add or remove criteria and see which country performs best.

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