This edition of Expat Explorer reveals growing global confidence, with nearly two thirds of expats optimistic about the next 12 months.
Read valuable insights into what it is like to live abroad right now.
65% of expats are feeling optimistic about the year ahead.
75% of expats are optimistic 'normality' will return.
At 71%, Asia ranked as the highest region for optimism about the year ahead.
4 out of 5 expats say they will continue living in their host country for the next year at least.
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63% have seen their disposable income increase since moving abroad.
Only 9% of expats have had help from a financial adviser.
Expats find their finances complex to manage, 52% of these say this is due to their tax situation.
60% say that saving for retirement is one of their top 3 goals.
Two thirds of expats report a better quality of life since relocating.
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Nearly all expats in Australia, Switzerland and Jersey (CI) would recommend the location as a stable place to live.
Expats recommend living in Europe for expanding cultural horizons (42%) and stability (45%).
9 out of 10 expats in Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Cyprus and Spain recommend moving there for the quality of life.
Overall, the MENAT region (Middle East, North Africa and Turkey) was the highest ranking region for quality of life, with 71% of expats recommending it.
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