As of today, Thailand ranks as THE best destination in Asia but also 11th in the world in its 2022 Global Retirement Index, according to the ranking conducted by Internationalliving.com
According to the website, both the rankings and the index are calculated based on a variety of factors, including:
– cost of living
– food, medical costs
– ease of obtaining a visa
– things to do
– traditions and places
Thailand has always been popular with retirees from around the world. This is because the country has beaches and other beautiful scenery, but also convenient locations and friendly people !
The three most popular cities for retirees are Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Hua Hin in the Prachuap Khirikhan area. Non-Thai nationals can choose to live with various living expenses starting at US$1,000 or approximately 33,000 baht per month.
In addition, Thailand is known for its affordable high-quality healthcare, which is among the top things retirees look for.
The top 10 countries of retirement in 2022 are:
Panama,Costa Rica, Mexico, Portugal, Ecuador, Colombia, France, Malta, Spain, Uruguay.