Why Singapore Is the Most Liveable Destination in the World for Asian Expats

Ohmyhome

Ohmyhome

Share on facebook
Share on email
Share on whatsapp

Written by: Marissa Saini

When it comes to ranking the most liveable cities in the world for East Asian expats, Singapore comes in first place. This marks the 15th consecutive win for Singapore, which consistently outranks the other cities on the list due to its “excellent infrastructure and amenities, low crime rate and a large expat community.”

The other cities ranked by the human resources consultancy ECA International were Brisbane (second place) while Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Sydney all share third place rankings.

Hong Kong saw the most drastic drop, slipping twelve places to the 41st most liveable city.

As for Malaysian states, Kuala Lumpur and Georgetown both climbed the ranks, with 98th and 97th rankings respectively.

4 Reasons that Make Singapore the World’s Most Liveable Destination

1. Infrastructure

When it comes to the quality of infrastructure – this encompasses everything from the public transport system, facilities, availability of electricity and clean water, info-communications network, and everything that’s crucial to a country’s quality of life – Singapore’s is often deemed the best in the world.

2. Amenities

For a tiny red dot with a population of about 5.8 million people, Singapore’s abundance and easy access to public amenities are second to none. Think of establishments such as community centres, police posts, retail destinations, healthcare institutions, sports centres, schools, and parks.

3. Low Crime Rate

Put your worries to rest when you reside in a country where crime has remained consistently low. In 2017, a study by research firm Gallup found that 94% of Singaporeans feel safe walking alone at night. That’s a record-setting standard, considering the global average of only 68%.

4. Stable Property Market

There’s a reason why foreign property investors and expats flock to Singapore. The property market is closely monitored by the government, and as such, it remains stable. One example would be the implementation of cooling measures in 2018 by the Ministry of National Development to “moderate the residential property market cycle and keep price increases in line with economic fundamentals.”

Indeed, Singapore has tremendous offerings for foreign investors intending to hold a stable property asset as well as expats and their families who are looking to embark on an exciting new beginning.


Relocating to Singapore?

Experience a smooth transition with our Home Finding Service! We work closely alongside expats and their families to help them secure their dream home.

Call 6886 9009 now!

Consult an expert for free!

Send us your details and we’ll be in touch within 15 min (daily 9am to 9pm GMT +8).

or

Contact us your way

Talk to us today. Available daily 9 AM to 9 PM (GMT +8)

Subscribe Now

Get a notification every time we upload a new blog post.

Let us take care of everything, saving you time to focus on what matters most.

Looking for your perfect home in Singapore?

Let us take care of everything, saving you time to focus on what matters most.

Looking for your perfect home in Singapore?

SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS!

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Consult an expert for free!

Send us your details and we’ll be in touch within 15 min (daily 9am to 9pm GMT +8).

or

Featured Blogs

Highlighting unique property views for every Singaporean

get an agent

Sell with an Agent

Dedicated experts at your service

Documentation Services

Leave the paperwork to us

do it yourself

Prefer to do-it-yourself?

Check out how our platform can help

Post a Listing for Free

Download the app and connect with buyers

RESOURCES

Ohmyhome E-Valuation

Know the value of your property in seconds!

Calculate Seller’s Stamp Duty

Find the amount payable when selling

How to Sell an HDB

A step-by-step guide to selling HDB

How to Sell my Private Property

A step-by-step guide to selling condo/landed

OHMYHOME E-VALUATION