Kuwait was named the worst destination for expats for the year 2020 after it ranked last in the Gulf and second-last in the world.
The survey, which took into account 60 countries, was issued by Internations International.
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At least 75 participants in each country needed to have completed the survey for any country to be included in the sustainability classification for expatriates.
Egypt ranked 58th, Kuwait 59th and India 60th as the bottom three countries in the Environment & Sustainability Ranking.
Middle Eastern countries such as Oman ranked 21st, UAE 22nd, Israel 23rd, Bahrain 29th, Qatar 34th, Turkey 42nd and Saudi Arabia at 49.
At 59, Kuwait has only one factor which does not end up among the bottom 10 – its energy supply (50th), which only 45 per cent of the expat population rated positively, far below the global average at 62 per cent.
The country ranks worst (60th out of 60) for the lack of interest in environmental issues among the local population.
Finland topped the list making its way into first place, while Sweden and Norway came in second and third places, followed by Austria, Switzerland and Denmark in the 4, 5 and 6 places, and New Zealand, Germany, Canada and Luxembourg ranked 7, 8, 9 and 10.
The survey listed Kuwait, India, Egypt, Indonesia and Vietnam as the worst expatriate destination in terms of sustainability, and respondents in these countries often expressed their dissatisfaction with the air pollution, lack of clean water, inadequate sanitation and the lack of concern for the environment.
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