Top 10 countries for remote workers: study


As various parts of the world begin to reopen as more people get vaccinated, remote workers might feel inspired to go overseas.

For this reason, the French travel and tourism operator Club Med compiled a list that ranked 40 destinations based on essential livability factors for ‘digital nomads’.

Club Med has evaluated each destination based on cost, security, average internet speed and the presence of nature or well-being areas. These categories contributed to the numerical score of each destination, which is limited to 320 points.

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Ten countries came out on top with index scores above 150 points, according to the Club Med ranking.

As various parts of the world begin to reopen as more people get vaccinated, remote workers might feel inspired to go overseas. (iStock)

Thailand was named the best country for remote workers with an average rating of 285 – the highest on the list.

In particular, two cities in Thailand have stood out at Club Med for teleworkers who wish to work in paradise.

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The first was Phuket, an island in Thailand’s Phuket Province that features Sino-Portuguese architecture and white-sand beaches. Phuket is the # 1 digital nomad location for its under $ 1,000 per month cost of living, 4 out of 5 security rating, 22 Megabits per second average Wi-Fi speed, 710 adventure activities and 251 activities of relaxation, according to Club Med. .

Similar to Phuket, Thailand’s Krabi province is considered a remote worker friendly getaway with an estimated monthly cost of living of $ 787.71, an average Wi-Fi speed of 25 Mbps, and 401 adventure activities and of relaxation.

Thailand was named the best country for teleworkers by Club Med.

Thailand was named the best country for teleworkers by Club Med.
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Of the other countries remaining on Club Med’s Top 10 list, 7 are also located in South or South East Asia, including Sri Lanka, Singapore, Cambodia, Maldives, Indonesia, Malaysia and Southeast Asia. ‘India.

Meanwhile, the only 2 non-Asian countries to make the top list were Brazil and Mexico.

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Here is a breakdown of the top 10 Club Med countries for remote workers.

Top 10 countries for teleworking according to Club Med

1. Thailand (index score: 285)

  • Phuket: Cost of living per month: $ 998.66, Wi-Fi speed: 22 Mbps, Number of activities: 961
  • Krabi: Cost of living per month: $ 787.71, Wi-Fi speed: 25 Mbps, Number of activities: 401

2. Sri Lanka (index score: 238)

  • Colombo: Cost of living per month: $ 787.71, Wi-Fi speed: 8 Mbps, Number of activities: 480

3. Singapore (index score: 232)

  • Singapore: Cost of living per month: $ 2,564.20, Wi-Fi speed: 89 Mbps, Number of activities: 739

4. Cambodia (index score: 216)

  • Siem Reap: Cost of living per month: $ 938.86, Wi-Fi speed: 7 Mbps, Number of activities: 445

5. Maldives (index score: 187)

  • Man: Cost of living per month: $ 1,120.78, Wi-Fi speed: 4 Mbps, Number of activities: 450
The Maldives was named the fifth best country for remote workers, according to Club Med's Top 10 list.  (iStock)

The Maldives was named the fifth best country for remote workers, according to Club Med’s Top 10 list. (iStock)

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6. Indonesia (index score: 182)

  • Jimbaran: Cost of living per month: $ 589.58, Wi-Fi speed: 14 Mbps, Number of activities: 278
  • Canggu: Cost of living per month: $ 1,200.81, Wi-Fi speed: 23 Mbps, Number of activities: 290
  • Ubud: Cost of living per month: $ 1,594.18, WiFi speed: 19 Mbps, Number of activities: 476

7. Malaysia (index score: 180)

  • Kuala Lumpur: Cost of living per month: $ 1,147.14, Wi-Fi speed: 19 Mbps, Number of activities: 415
  • Ipoh: Cost of living per month: $ 1,250.01, Wi-Fi speed: 17 Mbps, Number of activities: 199

8. Brazil (index score: 173)

  • Rio de Janeiro: Cost of living per month: $ 1,334.89, Wi-Fi speed: 11 Mbps, Number of activities: 837

9. India (index score: 169)

  • Goa: Cost of living per month: $ 1,389.10, Wi-Fi speed: 12 Mbps, Number of activities: 558

10. Mexico (index score: 154)

  • Cancún: Cost of living per month: $ 1,052.71, Wi-Fi speed: 10 Mbps, Number of activities: 715
  • Beach: Cost of living per month: $ 1,287.15, Wi-Fi speed: 12 Mbps, Number of activities: 632
  • Cozumel: Cost of living per month: $ 1,250.59, Wi-Fi speed: 12 Mbps, Number of activities: 571
  • Puerto Vallarta: Cost of living per month: $ 1,573.50, WiFi speed: 23 Mbps, Number of activities: 464
Mexico was named the tenth best country for remote workers, according to Club Med's Top 10 list.  (iStock)

Mexico was named the tenth best country for remote workers, according to Club Med’s Top 10 list. (iStock)

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According to the US Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4.7 million people were considered remote workers before the coronavirus pandemic.

Conversely, 17 million people aspire to one day become a digital nomad, according to a study by MBO Partners.


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