Tell us: Is Paris really such a bad city for foreign residents?

Garbage bags line the street of the French capital.
Garbage bags line the street of the French capital. Foreign residents in Paris have ranked it as one of the worst cities to live in. We want your thoughts. (Photo by Geoffroy Van der Hasselt / AFP)
Yet another survey has ranked Paris as one of the worst cities to live in as a foreign resident. But does the French capital have any good points? We want you to tell us.

The Expat City Ranking 2021 placed Paris 51st out of 57 cities. Only Rome, Milan, Johannesburg, Istanbul, Tokyo and Istanbul ranked lower.  

Respondents in a global survey of more than 12,000 people judged the French capital to be dangerous, expensive and full of rude people.

But tens of thousands of foreigners move here and stay, so surely the city has some redeeming features?

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