Special Report

Best Countries To Move To

Source: Marc Dufresne / iStock via Getty Images

22. Czech Republic
> World expat score: 20.3/40
> Total happiness score: 4.4/10 — #33 best out of 53
> Total labor score: 4.5/10 — #20 best out of 53
> Total health score: 5.6/10 — #16 best out of 53
> Total quality of life score score: 5.8/10 — #17 best out of 53
> Share of population that are expats (2019): 5.1% — #36 highest out of 53
> Life expectancy at birth (2020): 78 years — tied #25 longest out of 53
> Avg. income per capita (2020): $17,172 — #27 highest out of 53
> Gender equality score (2021): 0.71/1 — #37 best out of 53

Source: kruwt / iStock Editorial via Getty Images

21. Belgium
> World expat score: 20.4/40
> Total happiness score: 5.4/10 — #24 best out of 53
> Total labor score: 4.8/10 — #14 best out of 53
> Total health score: 5.6/10 — #16 best out of 53
> Total quality of life score score: 4.7/10 — #30 best out of 53
> Share of population that are expats (2019): 17.3% — #13 highest out of 53
> Life expectancy at birth (2020): 81 years — tied #15 longest out of 53
> Avg. income per capita (2020): $36,494 — #12 highest out of 53
> Gender equality score (2021): 0.79/1 — #8 best out of 53

Source: LucVi / Getty Images

20. Spain
> World expat score: 21.0/40
> Total happiness score: 6.1/10 — #16 best out of 53
> Total labor score: 4.4/10 — #21 best out of 53
> Total health score: 4.5/10 — #35 best out of 53
> Total quality of life score score: 6.0/10 — #14 best out of 53
> Share of population that are expats (2019): 14.6% — #18 highest out of 53
> Life expectancy at birth (2020): 82 years — tied #6 longest out of 53
> Avg. income per capita (2020): $22,549 — #22 highest out of 53
> Gender equality score (2021): 0.79/1 — #9 best out of 53

Source: oonal / E+ via Getty Images

19. Saudi Arabia
> World expat score: 21.0/40
> Total happiness score: 8.4/10 — #6 best out of 53
> Total labor score: 2.3/10 — #47 best out of 53
> Total health score: 5.7/10 — #15 best out of 53
> Total quality of life score score: 4.6/10 — #31 best out of 53
> Share of population that are expats (2019): 38.7% — #3 highest out of 53
> Life expectancy at birth (2020): 75 years — tied #42 longest out of 53
> Avg. income per capita (2020): $17,418 — #26 highest out of 53
> Gender equality score (2021): 0.60/1 — #52 best out of 53

Source: MNStudio / iStock via Getty Images

18. Ireland
> World expat score: 21.0/40
> Total happiness score: 7.2/10 — #10 best out of 53
> Total labor score: 3.9/10 — #24 best out of 53
> Total health score: 4.5/10 — #36 best out of 53
> Total quality of life score score: 5.4/10 — #20 best out of 53
> Share of population that are expats (2019): 17.6% — #12 highest out of 53
> Life expectancy at birth (2020): 82 years — tied #6 longest out of 53
> Avg. income per capita (2020): $41,459 — #6 highest out of 53
> Gender equality score (2021): 0.80/1 — #6 best out of 53

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.