Nairobi city ranked best in Africa and 12th globally
Nairobi city has been ranked the best city to work in Africa, jumping 50 places from 2020, due to ease of settling and finding houses.
The Expat City Ranking 2021 shows Nairobi also ranks 12 out of 57 cities surveyed in the world, an improvement from 62 out of 66 in 2020.
Nairobi city beat other African cities; Cape Town (41), Cairo (52), and Johannesburg (55).
The survey carried out by a global network of expatriates, InterNations, shows the expatriates picked the capital city due to ease in getting settled at fourth position globally, after Malaga, Mexico City, and Kuala Lumpur based on friendliness of locals, feeling welcomed and local language.
The capital Nairobi was also ranked sixth globally in the finance and housing index based on overall satisfaction with their financial situation, disposable income and affordability, and ease of finding houses.
The ranking surveyed 12,420 respondents in 57 cities.
The survey analyzed five areas of expatriate life, quality of urban towns, getting settled, work-life balance, finance, housing, and cost of living, to reveal the likely city of choice for expats to move to in 2022… read more