People don’t usually like it when they have to move from having a beautiful intimate relationship with their family to having long distance relationship because of relocation, which makes them always want to relocate alongside their family members.
We have put together 10 countries you can relocate to and live comfortably with your family.
It’s no longer news that lots of Nigerians are looking for countries to relocate to as the economic situation of the country worsens with each passing day, which has made Nigeria have the largest number of immigrants from the African continent to the developed countries. A study by the Centre for Global Development showed that the number of Nigerians that relocated abroad over the years increased from 450,000 which is what it was in 1990 to 1.4 million in 2019. Even though we know that this number will probably be higher as the total number of people leaving the country from different points is not always fully captured.
Check the 10 countries below and choose the one you and your family can relocate to and live happily ever after.
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Norway is known to be one of the most environmentally friendly countries for kids. A country with a population of over 5 million people, is known for its highly advanced education and health infrastructure. Here they have a per capita income of over US$74,000. The Norwegian government provides a perfect ecosystem for the overall growth of kids in an environment where happiness is the order of the day. Relocating with your kids to this country will be the greatest thing you have done for them.
Norway is a country that doesn’t joke with child care. Children’s development and care are highly prioritized.
They encourage outdoor play for children of all ages to help boost their imagination. Norway makes sure that families are provided with a variety of activities. The Children begin learning in kindergarten at the early age of one, right after their parents end their leave. There are different types of kindergartens but it depends on how many hours a day you need childcare, which means you have several options to choose from. You can be interacting with other parents while your children are playing in some places.
Family always come first in Norway and employers know this, so they are always considerate when it comes to you having to take care of your children when they are ill. More so all the children under the age of 16 are entitled to free medical care in the country, so you see why I said earlier that your family can’t thank you enough if you relocate them to Norway.
Paraguay is another good country you can relocate to with your family. It is a country that is land-locked in the sub-tropical heart of South America and has become a country of choice for retirees looking for a good place to enjoy their pensions. Most people moving to Paraguay are attracted to it due to its stable economy, which is a good reason to relocate with your family to this country. They have a low cost of living and low taxes.
In Paraguay, if you are a permanent resident you can apply for Paraguayan citizenship within a period of three years but you will need to demonstrate significant local ties before you can be given the citizenship. These local ties can be marriage, land ownership, or having a registered company or job. You also need to have basic knowledge of Spanish and the country’s history and politics but without all these, it can take a longer time.
Note, apart from the normal traditional available teaching roles, jobs are hard to come by for immigrants. So If Paraguay is your ideal country to relocate with your family, you will need to look for a remote job that allows you to work anywhere in other to enjoy the country.
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Sweden is one of the countries that have a strong social policy and is ranked first in childcare and is considered the best country to raise children. If you are a Parent in Sweden you are entitled to 480 days of paid parental leave, 60 of which is for the father. The government of Sweden gives a monthly allowance to parents per child and the adults are given the right to reduce their working hours until their children turn eight. Here health care and even college education are free. People who live in this country are known to live a long life as the country helps to reduce work stress from the citizens.
Switzerland has French, German, Romansh and Italian as their official languages. If you are looking for one of the beautiful countries to relocate to with your family in Europe then Switzerland is your best bet. You can enjoy yourself with your family in the country as the quality of life there is ok with a low unemployment rate. So looking for work won’t be a problem.
This country has about 8.5 million population. With these four official languages being spoken in Switzerland, you will need to be fluent in at least one of the languages.
Switzerland’s economy is way better than that of Nigeria. But know that getting Switzerland’s citizenship can take up to 10 years. But life in Switzerland can’t be compared to that of Nigeria.
Australia is another good country to migrate to from Nigeria with your family. It is one of the best places to relocate. Australia is very far from Nigeria but if you are able to make it with your family to the country, you won’t regret the decision. It’s a country that offers a quality lifestyle and doesn’t discriminate irrespective of your race or religious background, which is why Nigerians do relocate to this country without minding the distance.
Australia has about 24 million population with slight harsh weather conditions and also lacks lots of skilled labour opportunities which some Nigerians find as a turnoff but if you are able to secure a good job here, it’s a good country to live with your family.
Lack of skilled labour is why countries like Canada and others are constantly seeking skilled labours from different parts of the world to fill up vacant slots in their workplace.
Recently Australia tightened up their borders, with an increase in its visa processing fee. Even with this, the country is still recording a high influx of migrants from Nigerians.
The country is always open to people and their families so far you are not coming for any illegal business, if so then know you will have lots of opportunities open to you and your family.
Poland is a good country which offers excellent opportunities for a good family lifestyle. The country’s economy is in good shape and provides a lot to enjoy as a family.
It has a rich culture and encourages diversity amongst citizens. There are lots of recreational outdoor activities for kids and places adults can go to have fun like hiking and others.
Another good thing about this country is that it’s budget-friendly. Their local currency is called Polish Zloty and the conversion rate is about 0.25 per U.S dollar.
You may need just about 80 dollars to take care of yourself and your family for a day in Poland as 5-10 dollars can take care of your meals per day, which is almost the equivalent of what you need to eat local Nigerian foods here in Nigeria as a middle class.
In Poland, when it comes to a job, depending on the kind of job, you could earn about 150 to 300 dollars a day, which is considered enough to take care of your expenses and some to save.
Singapore speaks about 5 languages which are English, Mandarin Chinese, Standard Mandarin, Tamil, and Malay. It is an Island known as one of the global financial centres of the Asian continent, it’s a small country with a population of about 6 million people.
Singapore has a quality lifestyle, as it ranks 5th in the human development index. It is a good country to relocate with your family to as they are good at welcoming immigrants. For you to work in Singapore, you will need an employment permit but it can take you up to 10 years to attain citizenship in this country.
If you will want to set up a company in Singapore. You only need to initiate your startup and get an entry pass to start living and doing your business in the country without any hindrance.
Canada is now more like the second country for Nigerians in recent times. The country is known to have English and French as their official language. It has become the country every Nigerian wants to relocate to.
Canada has a population of about 37 million people. They have made it easier for skilled immigrants from different African countries to gain entrance into their country. As an African with relevant skills, or academic qualifications to easily relocate with your family.
You can achieve this by going through the provincial nomination system or through the federal express entry migration system. You can also relocate by securing a Canadian job with a Canadian employer.
If you studied English Language or have a master’s degree your chance of getting a permanent residency in Canada is high.
You can always migrate with your family to Canada if it’s a place you will love to live with your wife, children, parents, and siblings. It can take up to three years to get Canadian citizenship. Canada offers high-quality education and quality living with essential healthcare services for you and your family which you can only get from a few countries.
Germany is another top European country where one can relocate with his family. Even though it’s not that easy to get a visa to Germany from Nigeria but if you succeed to get a German visa for you and your family it will be a great place to live with your family.
The country has a population of about 80 million people. Unlike other countries that we discussed earlier that speak so many languages, Germany only speaks German Deutsch.
For you to fit in, you will need to learn the basics of their language. But irrespective of this language barrier, Germany is still one of the countries that Nigerians keep relocating to with their family.
Germany is a well-developed country, which you can’t compare with most of the countries listed above as they are way ahead of a lot of them. With its robust economy which offers a high standard of living for people dwelling in it and it is a good place for someone that wants to live a good life with his family.
If you are a lawyer, doctor, nurse, engineer, etc. Consider Germany as an excellent option for you and your family. People with skills are also needed to work and live in Germany.
Slovakia is another country you can relocate to with your family. It has borders with Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, and Austria. They use Euros as currency.
Slovakia has lots of mountains with a small population of about 5 million people. The capital city is called Bratislava and has many architectural and exciting places that can be explored.
Slovakia is a great country and good for wine, beer and other businesses. The country is one of the European countries that are cheap and easy to migrate to. If you are one who knows how to manage money, you and your family can manage 100 dollars per day and it will be enough to take care of your feeding and accommodation.
As a Nigerian with good budget management skills, you and your family will definitely do well in this country as it’s one of the best and cheap countries for Nigerians to migrate to with their family.
With the information which has been provided in this post, you don’t have any more problems looking for countries you can relocate to with your family. Just choose one, call your family to pack their bags and off you go.