In Malaysia, 113 expatriates responded to the survey with some 63% indicating the ease of finding accommodation with 54% saying that the accommodation were of a higher quality compared to their home country and relatively inexpensive.
Some 57% of the respondents in Malaysia found the country to be a culturally interesting place with its multi-ethnic and multicultural elements.
Malaysia was also noted for its quality of life, financial well-being and the ease of raising a family abroad.
The respondents also cited “the need to look for new challenges as the most popular reason to move to Malaysia followed by better job prospects.
Switzerland emerged as the top pick by expatriates, followed by China and Singapore.
Source: New Straits Times 23 Oct 2014 and Expat Explorer website