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15 Best Places in the World to Retire in 2022

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Live and Invest Overseas, a Paris- and Panama City–based resource for people who want to do those things, on Wednesday published its annual index of the best places in the world to retire in 2022.

The index, which concentrates on 15 locales across 15 countries, is designed to provide specific information for retirees to make informed decisions.

“Whether you’re seriously considering or just getting started, it is an opportune time to further explore retiring overseas,” Kathleen Peddicord, founding publisher of Live and Invest Overseas, said in a statement.

“With the current strength of the U.S. dollar, the opportunity is now to take your hard-earned retirement savings and extend them even further in another country while also benefiting from warmer climates, lower costs of living and endless access to adventure.”

The index is based on surveys of Live and Invest Overseas readers, systematic measuring capabilities and the staff’s experience of traveling to more than 75 countries, according to Peddicord.

Destinations are ranked based on grades given in 13 categories: cost of living, health care, entertainment, recreation, whether English is spoken, expat community, infrastructure (internet, electricity, domestic access), access to North America, environmental factors, crime, real estate restrictions, residency and taxes.

See the gallery above for the 15 best places in the world to retire in 2022.