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HSBC: Singapore the best place for expats to live, work and raise a family




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By: Kheng-Liang Tan

In a survey of 27,000 expats from 190 countries, Singapore has been named the best country to live, work and raise a family for the second consecutive year.

With an average earnings of US$139,000 (S$189,250), 62% said that they are earning more in Singapore while 66% felt their quality of life is better compared with their home country.

HSBC’s Expat Explorer 2016 also commended Singapore for its safe environment, saying that 84% of expats feel safer in Singapore than in their home country versus a global average of 52%.

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Of the people surveryed, 26% came from Britain, 18% from Malaysia and 12% from India.

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