The newspaper Business Insider has published today a list of the 19 best countries for raising a family based on a survey by InterNations, the world’s largest network for people who live and work abroad. The survey rated 43 various aspects of life abroad taking into consideration a 1-7 scale.One of the indexes was a Family Life Index, which consisted of 45 countries. Each country which was represented was obliged to have at least 31 respondents who are raising dependent children abroad, for the nation to be included in the index.
The following aspects were taken into consideration: childcare, education, children’s health and safety.
The winnar is Finland; Business Insider says: ”The country came top because no expat parent had anything negative to say about their children’s health, children’s safety, or children’s well-being in Finland. 70% of expats said the quality of education there is excellent, this is compared to the global average of just 21%.”
Number 2 was Czech Republic. Business Insider says: ”The country shot up the rankings from 14th to 2nd as 74% agreed that education is easy to afford, although it did not reach the top spot due to the quality of that education.”
Number 12 was Poland. Business Insider says: ”The country did well mainly due to its score in the Costs of Childcare and Education as well as Quality of Education subcategories.”
Number 13 the Netherlands Business Insider says: ”The country scored solidly across the Availability ofChildcare & Education and Quality of Education subindexes, helping it rise up the ranking this year.”
Complete list is available here: https://www.businessinsider.nl/internations-expat-survey-best-countries-in-the-world-to-raise-a-family-2017-2/?international=true&r=US#19-south-korea-the-improvement-in-the-quality-of-education-subcategory-led-to-the-country-hitting-the-top-of-the-charts-47-of-expat-parents-in-south-korea-rate-the-quality-of-education-as-excellent-this-year-compared-to-just-22-last-year-said-the-report-1
Source: Business Insider and Inter Nations
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