Kuwait the worst countries for expatriates

In a referendum of countries concerned with labor market affairs in the world, Kuwait topped the list of the worst countries for expatriates, while Bahrain was ranked among the best countries for expatriates in the world.

The rankings, according to the International National Foundation in its ranking this year 2019, by offering the list of the worst destinations for the stay of international arrivals, and Kuwait came in first place for the second year in a row among the worst countries for expatriates.

The IFC rankings have included about 64 countries and Italy, Nigeria, Brazil, Turkey, India, the United Kingdom, Greece, Russia and North Korea are among the worst arrivals for 2019.

More than 20,000 expatriates from 182 nationalities participated in the questionnaire. The classification was based on various factors such as well-being, ease of adaptation, family life, work, financial and other matters, the foundation said on its official website.

On the other hand, Bahrain ranked first among the Arab countries and ranked seventh among the international countries in the list of the best destinations for expatriates, followed by Qatar in the 18th place in the world and Oman in the 32nd place in the world, and the UAE in the 40th place in the world.

Taiwan ranked first globally, followed by Vietnam, Portugal, Mexico, Spain and Singapore respectively.

According to the report, only about 35 percent of expatriates expressed satisfaction with life in Kuwait, while 81 percent of expatriates in Bahrain were satisfied with life in the Kingdom, and 84 percent of expatriates expressed satisfaction with life in Oman.