Dubai Named Second Best City For expats in 2022
Dubai Named Second Best City For expats in 2022

Dubai Named Second Best City For expats in 2022

30 november, 20221 minute to read
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According to a survey conducted by the website for expat communities InterNations, Dubai is the second best city in the world for expats, with Abu Dhabi also featuring in the top 10.

InterNations collected information from 11,970 expats living in 181 countries or territories. Fifty cities met the sample size requirement of at least 50 participants per destination.

Spain’s Valencia topped the InterNations Expat City Ranking list 2022, with respondents raving about quality of life, public transport and sporting opportunities, followed by Dubai, which was lauded for the welcome it gives new arrivals, as well as its business and leisure opportunities.

Elsewhere in Asia, Bangkok came in sixth thanks to its low cost of living, Melbourne’s work-life balance earned it eighth spot, and Singapore rounded out the top 10.

As for North America, Miami was the highest-ranking North American city on the list, in 12th place, with New York clocking in at number 16 and Toronto in 19th position. In the UK, London limped in at 40th place.

Here are the top ten cities for expats across the world:

  • Valencia, Spain: Liveable, friendly and affordable
  • Dubai, UAE: Great for work and leisure
  • Mexico City, Mexico: Friendly and affordable, but unsafe
  • Lisbon, Portugal: Amazing climate and quality of life, mediocre work options
  • Madrid, Spain: Great leisure activities, a welcoming culture
  • Bangkok, Thailand: Expats feel at home despite safety concerns
  • Basel, Switzerland: Expats satisfied with finances, jobs, quality of life
  • Melbourne, Australia: An easy city to get used to
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE: Excellent healthcare, worry-free bureaucracy
  • Singapore: Easy administration, satisfying finances, improved career prospects
30 november, 2022
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