When people think of immigrants they usually envision someone from a Third World Nation, looking for a better life in a big metropolis. However, people from all over the world want to chase their dreams, and a lot of Brits find that they have unique opportunities for attaining success and happiness outside the Isles of their homeland. British people who emigrate from the old country, tend to prefer places with warm weather, and you can’t really blame them for that, but as this clever PackSend infographic shows, there are certain locations popular among expats that you wouldn’t necessarily associate with your typical British stereotype — stiff upper lip, arrogant, possibly with an umbrella and Stetson.
As you would imagine, European countries like Spain, Germany, France, and the nearby Ireland are among the most popular destination, but more exotic options like Singapore, one of the most developed Asian countries that has a high standard of living, as well as United Arab Emirates, a country built upon dessert sands that likes to flaunt its wealth, as well as Japan and China, the classic image of the Orient that the British Empire has a long history with. Speaking of the British Empire, former colonies are among the most popular locations for British expats.
The US, Australia and New Zealand are at the very top of list, as they are countries where there is a fairly high standard of living and everyone speaks the same language, more or less, but we should also mention
Hong Kong, an economic powerhouse that was a part of Great Britain for nearly a century.
These are some quite enlightening statistics that show just how many British expats there are across the globe, and where they prefer to immigrate. This infographic can serve as a nice guideline for everyone from the Isles who wishes to make a change of pace and is looking for a suitable destination.