Expat Insider 2016: The Top Expat Destinations 2016

For the third year in a row, Expat Insider — one of the largest expat surveys worldwide — offers an in-depth analysis of everyday expat life in more than 60 countries across the globe. More than 14,000 respondents representing 174 nationalities and 191 countries or territories took part and had their say on moving, living, and working abroad.

The survey covers a wide range of topics, including basic facts about demographic data and the moving process. It focuses on participants’ happiness with a variety of factors related to their country of residence and personal life abroad. Needless to say, we don’t only address traditional expats. Our participants’ backgrounds and their reasons for moving are as multi-faceted as the globe itself!

Here are The Top 10 Destination , The Last 10 Destination and a few for me Interesting ones:

PlaceCountry NameLast Year Rank
1Taiwan-
2Malta3
3Ecuador1
4Mexico2
5New Zealand6
6Costa Rica12
7Australia10
8Austria11
9Luxembourg5
10Czech Republic22
13Singapore4
17Germany16
19Bahrain17
22Oman24
23Philippines18
26USA13
33United Kingdom31
40UAE19
58Tanzania50
59Italy58
60Qatar54
61Mozambique56
62Egpyt-
63Saudi Arabia61
64Brazil57
65Nigeria62
66Greece63
67Kuwait64 (of 64)

Well, looking at these figures I would have not thought the UAE would be so far down on position 40 with Oman and Bahrain ahead of it.  I am not really surprised to see the Philippines on 23, but seeing Kuwait on the last sport is really sad. I used to live in Kuwait from 2008-2010 and I really enjoyed working there, but I know as well from friends still being there that lot of things have changed.

What do you think about the list? Sound off in the comments!

You can download the full report here : [LINK]

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