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About the survey

The Expat Explorer survey, now in its fifth year, is the largest independent global survey of expats.

Commissioned by HSBC Expat and conducted by a third-party research company, more than 5,000 expats based in over 100 countries across the globe were asked about life overseas.

See how expats compare life in different countries and explore hints and tips on expat life.

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