More than 5 million Brits are currently living overseas, from as nearby as Ireland to as far away as Australia. But, have you ever wondered which countries are the most popular among British expats and why? Our latest infographic looks at the twenty most popular locations for British expats to set up home and what has drawn them to a new life overseas.
Some of the most popular reasons for moving to another country appear to be an improved quality of life, better healthcare systems and improved education. For many, a warmer climate is also something that has attracted them to new shores. However, for some moving abroad can have drawbacks, including finding it hard to integrate into the local community and being offered lower wages. Take a look at the infographic below to explore the most popular locations for British expats; are there any locations that come as a surprise? Where would you move to given the chance?