Numbeo has just released its annual Quality of Life information for 2012. Factors that comprise overall "quality of life" rankings include purchasing power (including rent), ratio of house prices to incomes, safety, health, pollution, traffic and consumer price index. On a country-by-country basis, … [Read more...] about Where’s the Best Quality of Life in 2012?
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When you're considering moving to another country, one of the big things you think about (at least I do) is the quality of life you'll be leaving and what you'll find in your new home. As 2011 has drawn to a close, let's take a quick look back at the year's top picks in various expat-oriented "Best … [Read more...] about Best Quality of Life Cities and Countries in 2011
An organization called Nation Ranking recently released its 2011 Quality of Life Index. One hundred thirty-seven countries were ranked according to: "a nation's livability for its average inhabitant. It is a composite of six sub-indexes, each describing one of the elements which objectively … [Read more...] about Best Countries for Quality of Life in 2011
Wow! The January, 2011 International Living just arrived in my mailbox and I am speechless. . . stunned. They've named the 2011 Top Quality of Life countries and they've put the USA at the top of the list. Since I saw the article, I've been thinking and doing more reading, because my level of … [Read more...] about Quality of Life Index for 2011: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics
Every year, Mercer conducts a Quality of Living survey. Results for 2010 were announced a couple of days ago. Vienna, Austria, keeps its #1 spot for another year. Top 10 cities worldwide for quality of living are: Vienna, Austria Zurich, Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland Vancouver, … [Read more...] about Top Quality of Living Cities for 2010
Expat Explorer Survey: Expat Economics HSBC has just released the first segment of its 2009 Expat Explorer Survey, Expat Economics. Over 3100 expats working in 26 countries were questioned about their financial circumstances. The survey respondents were all expats who were … [Read more...] about Expat Survey