William Russell’s team of experts looked at several key factors to find the best country in the world. They studied happiness levels, healthcare, employment, air quality and more.
Finland was officially named the world’s best country for expats after it topped the list in a number of factors.
It took first place for air and drinking water quality and cleanliness. The beautiful Scandinavian country is also the happiest in the world.
Finland has 40 incredible national parks filled with lakes, forests, meadows and a breathtaking coastline.
Winter can be freezing cold, but it is also considered Finland’s most beautiful season, when the snow sparkles on the trees.
It is also the best season to spot the Northern Lights or go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing.
Salaries are high for expats with an average income of $40,000 (£35,700) per capita.
Medical care is universal in Finland and the Scandinavian country has a highly regarded health care system.
Finland’s capital, Helsinki, is the most popular destination for expats and many people live in apartments.
Although it didn’t make the overall top 10, Japan had the highest overall health score of the countries surveyed.
It also has the longest life expectancy in the world at 85 years and the most hospital beds per 1,000 people.
The Netherlands topped the list when it came to employment opportunities with good job opportunities for expats.
Slovenia and Latvia were in 10th place on the list and both have lower average salaries than countries towards the top.