But where are the most popular destinations for people looking to live overseas? Are people looking for warm weather and sandy beaches, or is a solid health system, good economy and welcoming attitude more important?
A survey conducted by Remitly, looked at global search data to discover the most popular destinations for inhabitants of 101 countries around the world. And then by analysing the average monthly search volume for phrases commonly associated with researching a move overseas, they ranked the most searched-for location within each country. Thereby they were able to see which destinations came out top.
These are the most popular countries for moving abroad
The most popular destination for people looking to move overseas was Canada, which topped the wish-lists of 29 other countries.
|The Top 10 Countries for Moving Abroad||Number of countries that want to move here the most|
|10. United Kingdom||2|
However, Canadians themselves were found to be angling for a move to second placed Japan, yet another country known for its stunning scenery, safety and vast array of job opportunities. Other popular options included Spain and Germany within Europe and Qatar in Asia.
Their colour-coded map shows who wants to move where.