Expat Insider Rankings for 2022: Mexico tops the list, India on 36th rank out of 52 countries


Mexico has topped the Expat Insider Rankings for 2022, which was released by the InterNations recently, while India has been ranked on 36th position out of the 52 countries on the list, with a high affordability score.

Indonesia is in the second spot while Taiwan, Portugal, Spain, UAE, Vietnam, Thailand, Australia, and Singapore are also among the top 10 countries’ top destinations preferred by expats, as per the InterNations.

According to the survey of InterNations, expats in Mexico are happy with their personal finance and the ease of settling in. In fact, the country comes first in the local friendliness, finding friends, and culture & welcome subcategories. Expats describe the local residents as friendly and find it easy to make friends among them. Overall, 91 percent of expats are happy with their life in Mexico.

India, meanwhile, ranked 36 out of the 52 countries. Sandwiched between Egypt (35th) and the UK (37th), expats are mostly happy with the affordability and the availability of health care. However, it was rated as the world’s worst in terms of air quality, second-worst in the environment, and travel and transit facilities.

China was placed in the 33rd position, Canada in 23rd, and the United States in 14th.

The Expat Insider survey is conducted every year by InterNations, a community for expatriates. For the Expat Insider 2022 survey report, 11,970 respondents representing 177 nationalities and living in 181 countries or territories worldwide were asked to evaluate their life abroad.

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