Spain, the second country with highest quality of life in the world according to a global survey by HSBC:
Spain, the second country with highest quality of life in the world according to a global survey by HSBC: The British bank interviewed 26,800 expat executives, who praised Spain as a good place to live, with the proviso of economic aspects.
For the ninth year the British bank HSBC fourth in the world for assets has carried out a world survey among expatiate executives to choose the best country to move to. The poll with 26,871 questioned, values the economic possibilities for building a career, the quality of life and the nations most apt for families.
The best country for foreign executives is Singapore for its average annual income of some 139,000 dollars a year, compared to the planetary average of 97,000. For income Spain comes in at 16 a loss of three spaces in a year.
However, in the best quality of live and life expectancy Spain is second, only beaten by New Zealand. In family surprisingly it is seventh with Sweden as the leader and in economy Spain falls to 42.
Spain scores highly in good living. For example, it is the country with the best health in the world, fifth in culture and the ease to make friends, ninth in integration and fifteenth in security. Spain is seventh for the best place to live with a family, despite education coming in at 24th place.
Spain scores badly in economic affairs; workplace occupies 42, training also at 42, wages and the possibilities of professional progression at 45 and politics (35 in the world)
The top ten places for expatriate executives are Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, Austria, Switzerland, Bahrain and Germany. Spain at sixteenth but higher than other rivals: Japan (20), France (21), Britain (22), USA (30) Italy (43) and Brazil (45)source sapin