Czech Republic ranked world’s second-best country for expats to work in

3. 3. 2020 | News

expats to work in - Czech RepublicThe Czech Republic maintained its ranking in the top 3 for the third year in a row as one of the best countries for expats to work in, coming in second and beaten only by Vietnam in the Expat Insider guide by networking group Internations.

The Working Abroad Index includes 64 countries. Each country required a minimum of 75 respondents to be included in the results, and over 45 countries had a sample size of 100 or more respondents. The index compared six rating factors in three different subcategories: Career Prospects & Satisfaction, Work & Leisure, and Economy & Job Security.

Ranking second in 2019 and among the top 3 every year since 2017, Czech Republic has been called “a consistent superstar for working abroad in recent years” by the report. In 2019, the country placed in the top 5 for all three subcategories of the Working Abroad Index.

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were seen favorably with 68% generally happy with their career prospects in Czechia, compared with 55% globally. Expats feel the economy is in excellent shape: 84% rate it positively (versus a global average of 63%). In the work and leisure subcategory, 76% rated their working hours favorably.

The Czech Republic was also ranked 10th in overall quality of life in Internations’ Expat Insider guide for top expat destinations. This index took into account more factors including ease of settling in, medical care, the environment, cost of living, and work-life balance.