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Compare: Singapore, South Africa

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Endlessly challenging and endlessly stimulating; wholly worth it.

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

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Singapore

South Africa

Economics

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

3

28

Disposable income

6

24

Wage growth

6

24

Savings

6

26

Economic confidence

3

30

Entrepreneurship

4

20

Politics

2

29

Career progression

3

24

Work/life balance

23

13

Job security

16

27

Experience

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

6

21

Quality of life

10

17

Culture

20

27

Health

12

11

Making friends

24

13

Integration

23

18

Safety

2

31

Finance

2

12

Healthcare

4

3

Property

9

11

Family

 

31st

1st

Individual rankings

Overall

5

23

Integration

9

21

Health

10

13

Quality of Life

9

13

Overall cost of children

29

17

Childcare quality

2

16

School quality

1

21

Closeness with partner

15

30

Social life

15

14

Tolerance

14

26

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

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