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Expat Research

The Best & Worst Places for Expats in 2017

Though there’s consistency in the bottom 3, the warm welcome in Bahrain, Costa Rica, and Mexico sees them knock 2016’s winners off the podium.

The Biggest Winners & Losers

Malaysia, Norway, and Portugal are the biggest winners in 2017. However, some countries have taken a few steps back, dropping significantly in the overall ranking.

Finding Your Home Away from Home

For the first time in four years, Mexico is not the global number one for ease of settling in. The top spot goes to Bahrain, with Mexico and Costa Rica maintaining their strong ranking in second and third place.

Finding the Balance: Where Working Expats Are Happiest

A good work-life balance is the key to a happy career abroad, while poor career prospects lead to frustration among expats.

The Safest Countries for Expats

East Asia is the region where expats are mostly likely to feel safe, while political uncertainty sees the UK and the US tumble down the ranking.

Feeling (Un)Welcome Abroad

Which factors contribute to expats feeling less than welcome in their new home? The biggest issue seems to be the language or even accents.
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