Did you know that the number of international migrants reached 244 million in 2015, a 40% increase from the year 2000?
Immigration is not a new phenomenon. This international movement of people dates back to the pre- historic days. That was when Homo Sapiens who occupied all of Africa about 150,000 years ago, moved out and settled across Australia, Asia and Europe by 40,000 years BCE. This was the first human migration. Afterwards people started immigrating around the world in search of work and better livelihood.
With the entire world converging into a global village, thanks to the technological advances, the usual woes caused by immigration is all handled with ease. You can catch up with your family and friends over free apps such as skype, viber, and facetime etc. Infact, you can even send money instantaneously via trusted international money transfer houses. So, put your worries to rest, and get ready to realise your dream for good life.
We’ll take the liberty of helping you out with 5 best countries to migrate.
Declared as the happiest place on earth, by UN World Happiness Report (WHR) 2016 for the third time consecutively, Denmark is a great place to live and raise children for any expat. As citizens of one of the least corrupt countries in the world, the Danes value individual freedom, time and democracy. The education system is one of the best in the world. The Danish public schooling is financed by taxes and therefore free of charge. The Danes do not consider failure and dishonour to be synonymous, hence there is always an encouraging healthy competitive environment. This is a great motivator for all adults and children alike. With a great work-life balance, offices and work are quite inspiring. The most flourishing industries in Denmark are Pharma, Biotechnology, Energy and Construction.
Germany has been ranked as the best country to live in the world, according to new analysis unveiled at the World Economic Forum 2016 in Davos. Its strong economy, top quality public infrastructure, and high standard of living and education has made this nation a preferred location for prospective migrants. If you wish to work in industries such as Healthcare, Telecommunications, Aerospace, Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, Steel and Metals, and Optics, then Germany is a country you should consider.
A peaceful beautiful country with lowest pollution and crime rate, New Zealand is a country you should have on your bucket list. The Social Progress Index (SPI) 2016, has ranked New Zealand as the world's 10th most socially advanced country. It was also ranked 4th most tolerant country, due to its open and liberal attitudes towards immigrants and religious minorities. The Kiwis believe that life is for living and maintain great optimal work-life balance. The native Kiwis are known to be very warm and welcoming to foreigners. In the 2015 Expat Insider survey, 94% of respondents said they found Kiwi people ‘friendly’ or ‘very friendly’. The best flourishing industries are Agriculture, Energy and Telecommunications.
Canada has been voted as one of the best countries in the world for skilled migrants by UN’s annual Human Development Index (HDI) 2015. With one of the highest immigration rates in the world, Canada has admitted over 250,000 newcomers a year, which is close to 1% of the population for the past two decades. Its governmental policies, advanced economy, GDP, high standards of living, world class cities, quality of life and excellent infrastructure facilities are reasons why you could consider Canada for your next stop. The best opportunities exist for professionals in Information Technology, Energy, Agriculture and Manufacturing.
A whopping 84% of people in this country are foreign-born (according to the Migration Policy Institute's review of UN estimates 2016). Declared as the city with the best quality of life in the Middle East, according to Mercer's 2016 data, Dubai is a paradise for expats. The UAE also ranks as one of the best countries in the world for career-oriented women, according to newly released data from the HSBC Expat Explorer survey. The best thriving industries are Construction, Energy and Telecommunications.
Now that you know about the best countries in the world to migrate, go ahead and get ready for the good life you’ve always dreamed of. Life is either a daring adventure or just nothing!
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