Among over 150 countries around the world, Turkey is the seventh-best place for expatriates to live and work, according to a new survey. 

More than 18,000 expats living in 163 countries were surveyed on their adopted countries’ cultural, political, economic conditions by HSBC bank’s Expat Explorer Report, said a statement by Turkey’s Communications Directorate.

According to the survey, 62% of expats in Turkey said that quality of life in Turkey is much better than in their home countries.

Over half of expats in Turkey have enough time for their hobbies and private lives. Also, 69% said they feel safe

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