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Best Countries to Move to and Why

Best Countries to Move to and Why
People move abroad for many different reasons and one individual’s priorities may be different from the next, so we’ve made a list that shows you the best places to live according to what you’re looking for.
Best for Quality of Life
Rank Country Stability Rights Health Safety Climate Costs Popularity Total
1 Australia 92 95 87 100 90 28 58 79
2 San Marino 82 82 91 92 - 62 48 78
3 Macao 86 66 100 92 48 68 51 74
4 Spain 66 75 89 94 75 37 94 74
5 Switzerland 93 99 93 99 25 43 53 74
There are many places in the world where you can find a high quality of life but the latest studies show Australia at the top.
Incredible landscapes, a variety of climates from temperate to tropical, low population and low pollution combined with the statistics shown below make Australia a very desirable place to live.

Data from The World Bank Group, CIA Factbook, OECD, Numbeo, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, and UNHCR. A total of 36 factors were included in the calculation of the overall index, which were divided into 7 subject areas.

Best Job Market
Possibly a surprising result for many, and with Brexit imminent and rising economies in Asia, it may not stay this way for long.
For now though, the UK is a powerhouse in international finance, digital and science innovations and IT. With low unemployment and a shortage of skilled professionals, industries are offering lucrative packages to entice workers from all over the world.
Rank Country Livability Opportunities
1 United Kingdom 98.53 99.06
2 Germany 98.39 98.13
3 Canada 98.28 96.75
4 United States 95.71 96.53
5 Japan 95.26 96.15

Data from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), World Economic Forum, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), U.S. News & World Report, the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (UNESOC), the World Bank and CEOWORLD magazine research.

Best for Cost of Living and Safety
There may be cheaper places in the world to live but, ranked 3rd on ‘The Global Peace Index’ of safest countries and vastly cheaper to live in than 1st and 2nd (Iceland and New Zealand respectively), Portugal tops our list.
Excellent infrastructure, an endless number of cheap restaurants, some of the lowest rents and house prices in Europe, stunning scenery and beautiful weather combined with low crime and excellent hospitality, Portugal ticks all the boxes.
Portugal GPI Score

Global Peace Index (GPI) is a report produced by the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP). The GPI ranks 172 independent states and territories working with an international panel of peace experts from peace institutes and think tanks with data collected and collated by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Best for the Environment
A country that has had sustainability high on its agenda for many years and boasts efficient policies to prevent climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Denmark leads the way in environmentally friendly living.
With a capital city with plans to be the first carbon neutral city in the world and a national will to recycle, use bicycles and renewable energies such as bioenergy, wind, solar and geothermal energy, Denmark is the greenest country in the world
Environment performance index
The 2020 Environmental Performance Index ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators across ten issue categories. These categories cover environmental health and ecosystem vitality.
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