No expat’s story is quite the same. But expats do have characteristic features that pin them to a certain expat ‘type’.
InterNations, the largest global network and information site for expats, has analysed data collected from respondents on their motivations for moving abroad. They found that many of their 1.6 million members in 390 cities around the world in fact had a number of shared traits.
The infographic below indicates the characteristic features of ten expat types, such as the typical age, gender, language, country of residence and working life.
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