Expats living abroad move away from the UK for a better quality of life - and get it, according to a new survey from the Post Office that questioned people who have relocated abroad.
In the majority of cases their dream became reality. 70 % of expats ranked themselves as very happy with their new life, although almost two thirds admitted to feeling pressure on their personal finances. 60 % said they feel a greater sense of community in their new country compared to the UK.
Top five reasons for relocating:
- To have a better quality of life now and in the future for me and my family
- To retire
- For a new life experience
- To be with my partner
- Job relocation
Most popular countries to move to: