Singapore is once again the most liveable location for Asian expatriates, having claimed the top spot every year since ECA’s liveability rankings began in 2005.
Bangkok is the highest rated Thai city, but sitting only in 89th place.
This was one of the conclusions of the latest Location Ratings survey published by global mobility experts, ECA International.
Bangkok highest rated Thai city in 89th place
The majority of Malaysian and Thai locations saw their scores improve and rose in the liveability rankings too. Bangkok is the highest rated Thai city, sitting in 89th place, whilst George Town and Kuala Lumpur have risen to 97th and 98th in the rankings respectively.
- Singapore is once again named the most liveable location for East Asian expats
- Remains ahead of Japanese and Australian locations to take the top spot for 14th year in a row
- Hong Kong continues to fall, now down to joint 41st most liveable location
“Unsurprisingly for many, Singapore once again remains the most liveable location in the world for expats relocating from elsewhere in East Asia.” Said Lee Quane, Regional Director – Asia at ECA International.
“A number of factors make Singapore the ideal location; such as access to great facilities, low crime rates, good quality healthcare and education, as well as a large expat population al in East Asia.
“Hong Kong has slipped down our rankings in the past twelve months due to the disruption and considerable damage caused by Typhoon Mangkhut in September. Although there was no…