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Top 10 Best Places for Expats & Migrants in 2021

Top 10 Best Places for Expats & Migrants in 2021

As per Expat Insider 2021 survey, Taiwan was the best expat destination worldwide, attracting expats with the ease of settling in as well as good personal finances.

Expat Insider surveys are conducted annually by InterNations, the largest global expat network, founded in 2007.

Currently, InterNations has 4.1 million members globally and has a presence with communities in 420 cities internationally.

A community of trust, InterNations membership is by approval only.

In 2021, a total of 12,420 expats worldwide took part in the annual Expat Insider survey. The respondents represented 174 nationalities, living in 186 countries or territories.

Each of the participants in the InterNations survey was asked to rate – on a scale of 1 to 7 – up to 37 factors pertaining to the different aspects of expat life.

Conducted by InterNations, the Expat Insider 2021 survey was done online and ran from January 7 to 31, 2021.

Factors taken into consideration for coming up with the country ranking are –

For the Expat Insider 2021 survey, the above-mentioned 4 indices, along with the responses to the question “How satisfied are you with life abroad in general?” were then averaged to come to the overall country ranking.

Top 10 Best Countries/Cities for Expats [as per InterNations Expat Insider surveys]
Rank In 2021


In 2020


In 2019


1 Taiwan Valencia, Spain Taiwan
2 Mexico Alicante, Spain Vietnam
3 Costa Rica Lisbon, Portugal Portugal
4 Malaysia Panama City, U.S. Mexico
5 Portugal Singapore Spain
6 New Zealand Malaga, Spain Singapore
7 Australia Buenos Aires, Argentina Bahrain
8 Ecuador Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Ecuador
9 Canada Madrid, Spain Malaysia
10 Vietnam Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. Czechia

In another global survey, Canada was found to lead among the most-accepting countries for a migrant.

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