A man dressed as Santa Claus runs with his children in Run Santa Run event at Fundidora park in Monterrey, Mexico December 18, 2016.ReutersMoving to another country for a new job and life can be daunting. When you put children into the mix, finding the right home is even more difficult.
46% of expatriates around the world have children of their own but only 21% are currently raising their children abroad, according to expat networking group InterNations.
The group conducted a survey of 3,000 families who live and work abroad and found that some countries are significantly more friendly towards new families than others.
Switzerland, Russia, and Austria ranked as the least friendly countries towards families.
Here are the 9 friendliest: