InterNations, the world’s largest network for people who live and work abroad, compiled a ranking of the top countries for women working abroad based on the insights given by over 6,000 women in the annual Expat Insider Survey. Almost half of these women (46%) mentioned their job or business as the reason for expatriating.
The survey took into account: leisure options, personal happiness, travel and transport, health and well-being, and safety and security.
Top Countries for Women Working Abroad
1. Luxembourg: Ranks the top for both men and women surveyed. For female expats, Luxembourg ranks first in the job security subcategory (86%) and the safety and security subcategory (96%). No expat women reported feeling negative about the country’s political stability.
2. Taiwan: Coming in second, Taiwan ranks in first for the job and career subcategory. 62% of female expats say that they feel positive about their career prospects in Taiwan.
3. Germany: 90% of female expats feel positive about the state of the economy. Germany also performs well among female expats for safety and political stability with 89% feeling positive about their personal safety.
4. Hungary: Despite 43% of women in Hungary earning less than they would back home, the country ranks in second in both the job and career subcategory and having a healthy work-life balance.
5. Bahrain: Bahrain’s friendly atmosphere ranks it sixth in the ease of settling index. Over a quarter (27%) of female expats claim that making local friends is easy, compared to the global average of 11%. Bahrain also comes in third in the job and career subcategory, and sixth in the work-life balance subcategory.
Check out the full article for the complete list of best and worst countries for female expats.
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