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Top 10 friendliest and unfriendliest countries in the world. Graphic © InterNations

Thailand has been ranked fifth among the "Top 10 Friendliest Destinations For Families Living Abroad", according to the annual Expat Insider survey conducted by InterNations, the website of expatriate networks that has 2.6 million members in 390 cities.

Based on the insights of more than 3,000 expat families given in the annual Expat Insider survey, the top 10 are Uganda, Israel, Taiwan, Costa Rica, Thailand, Greece, Australia, Mexico, Turkey and the Philippines.

According to the survey, every single expat parent in Uganda rates the friendliness of the local population towards children positively, and 68% are satisfied with the warm attitude towards families, whereas the global average is only 39%. Uganda also does well regarding children's safety as 81% rate the safety positively, which is more than, for example, in the United States (75%). Israel ranks high with regard to education and health while Taiwan also has outstanding rankings for working abroad, quality of life, and personal finances.

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