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PH ranks 14th in best places to raise family for expats – survey

/ 04:20 PM August 30, 2015

familyTHE Philippines ranked 14th among 41 countries in a listing of best places to raise a family for expatriates, an international survey showed.

In InterNation’s 2015 Family Life Index, the Philippines trailed countries like Mexico, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Thailand, South Korea, Italy, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and the United States, among others.

The Family Life Index ranked countries according to expatriate parents’ response to subcategories, namely availability of child care and education, cost of child care and education, quality of education and family well-being.

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The Philippines ranked seventh in availability of child care and education, fifth in cost of childcare and education, and 26th in family well-being.

The country, however, was second to the last (40th) in quality of education.

Austria emerged as expatriate parents’ top choice this year, followed by Finland, Sweden, Israel and New Zealand.

Other countries in the top 10 are Singapore, Germany, France, Australia and Luxembourg. Yuji Vincent Gonzales

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