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Endlessly challenging and endlessly stimulating; wholly worth it.

Don't be an 'expat', integrate from day one… Enjoy the 'Kiwi' lifestyle or move on, you'll never be happy unless you give it your all.

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Singapore

New Zealand

Economics

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

3

9

Disposable income

6

29

Wage growth

6

20

Savings

6

28

Economic confidence

3

5

Entrepreneurship

4

3

Politics

2

3

Career progression

3

17

Work/life balance

23

2

Job security

16

14

Experience

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

6

1

Quality of life

10

5

Culture

20

13

Health

12

5

Making friends

24

11

Integration

23

6

Safety

2

5

Finance

2

1

Healthcare

4

1

Property

9

25

Family

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

5

2

Integration

9

6

Health

10

1

Quality of Life

9

2

Overall cost of children

29

15

Childcare quality

2

17

School quality

1

10

Closeness with partner

15

12

Social life

15

21

Tolerance

14

5

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

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

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