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Compare countries: Singapore, Malaysia

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Singapore

Malaysia

Economics

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

3

20

Disposable income

6

11

Wage growth

6

16

Savings

6

11

Economic confidence

3

23

Entrepreneurship

4

17

Politics

2

24

Career progression

3

13

Work/life balance

23

16

Job security

16

23

Experience

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

6

13

Quality of life

10

18

Culture

20

18

Health

12

21

Making friends

24

6

Integration

23

15

Safety

2

27

Finance

2

10

Healthcare

4

5

Property

9

2

Family

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

5

12

Integration

9

7

Health

10

14

Quality of Life

9

14

Overall cost of children

29

12

Childcare quality

2

12

School quality

1

16

Closeness with partner

15

9

Social life

15

5

Tolerance

14

22

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

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