Personal safety and security is one of the most important aspects to consider when moving abroad for work. In a survey by InterNations, the world’s largest network for people who live and work abroad, the company asked 14,300 expats, representing 174 nationalities and living in 191 countries or territories, to rate 43 different aspects of life abroad on a scale of 1-7. One of these aspects was “personal safety and security.” The safest countries for expats, according to the survey, span across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The US and UK did not make the top of the list. Check out the top 11:
The cost of living is low in the country and crime rates are very low across all metrics, making it a prime spot for expats.