RANKED: The 10 best countries for women to work abroad
- The best countries for working female expats have been ranked by InterNations, the world's largest expat community.
- The researchers found that women are more likely to move abroad to support their partner's career than their own.
- The ranking features countries from all over the world, and is an effort to encourage more women to take the plunge and put their own progression first.
Moving to a new country to start a new job is nerve-wracking, scary, and eye-opening. But it's also a fantastic way to learn more about new cultures, broaden your horizons, and develop new skills.
However, new research has found that women are less likely than men to move abroad for their career (25% compared to 38%). In fact, 28% of women cite their partner's job or education, or their relationship, as their main motivation for moving to a new country, according to the latest Expat Insider survey by InterNations, the world's largest expat community.In short, more women are moving abroad to support their partner's career than their own.
Men, on the other hand, name their job as their main reason for moving somewhere new, and just 13% move for love or their partner's career or education.
In a bid to encourage more women to take the plunge and put their own progression first, InterNations surveyed 8,855 female expats globally to find out in which countries women are happiest with their career.
Work-life balance, job security, and career prospects were all factored into the ranking, which features countries from all over the world.
Scroll down to see the 10 best countries for women to work abroad, ranked in ascending order.