In the top 28% of countries in the UN’s Human Development Index (HDI)
6th safest country in the world according to the World Economic Forum’s Latest Global Competitive Index Report
High State of Peace ranking from the Global Peace Index 2023 (#48 out of 163 - up 18 ranking points from last year. The U.S. is #131.
- #8 in the World Health Organization’s rankings of the World’s Health Systems
- Thinking about an international move? In its 2023 Expat Insider Report, the world's largest global Expat networking organization, InterNations, places Oman at #12 of the best places in the world for Expats to live and work!"
Muscat and More
What's life like in Muscat? According to Mercer, one of North America's largest consulting firms, a major influence cementing Muscat's appeal for Expats is its standing as one of the most cost-effective places to live and work in the Middle East. The 2023 Cost of Living City Ranking considers factors such as housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment in its annual review of 227 countries across five continents. We're happy to say that our city continues to outpace the rankings of all other locales across the region.
As expatriate residents of Oman, we feel safe and welcomed in this beautiful country where our family continues to enjoy camping, biking, and hiking in the endless natural wonders that the country has to offer.