Uganda, Morocco And Kenya Are The Most Friendly African Countries For Expatriates In 2016!

Uganda (photo) is the most welcoming countries for expats in Africa, according to the 2016 edition of the ranking “Expat Insider” published Aug. 29 by the specialist German firm InterNations. The countries of East Africa, which occupies the 25th rank out of 67 countries surveyed, won 20 seats compared to the previous edition in this ranking which is based on an opinion poll of 14,000 people representing 174 nationalities. He finished ahead of several developed countries, including the United States, France, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

At the African level, Uganda is closely followed by Morocco (37th globally), Kenya (46th) and South Africa (51st).

Tanzania (58th globally), Mozambique (61st), Egypt (62nd) and Nigeria (65th) are, in turn, Top 10 less pleasant country to live for expatriates.

Expat Insider ranking was achieved thanks to the answers of respondents in five categories: quality of life; ease of integration ;employment; family life ; budget and finances.


Globally, it is Taiwan that imposes itself as the friendliest country for expats, dethroning Ecuador, already twice number 1, and now in 3rd place. Malta is inserted in second.

Tail of this ranking Expat Insider, found Kuwait (67th), Greece (66th) and Nigeria (65th).

Top 10 of the most welcoming countries for expatriates:

1. Taiwan

2. Malta

3. Ecuador

4. Mexico

5. New Zealand

6. Costa Rica

7. Australia

8. Austria

9. Luxembourg

10. Czech Republic

Source: Ecofin Agency


Written by How Africa

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