Posted 27 ноября 2020,, 13:22

Published 27 ноября 2020,, 13:22

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Canada and Japan are the most popular countries for emigration

Canada and Japan are the most popular countries for emigration

27 ноября 2020, 13:22
Experts have identified the priorities of citizens of different countries wishing to change their place of residence.

The coronavirus pandemic has provoked, among other things, an increase in the number of queries in search engines about which country is the best to emigrate to - more and more people are considering moving abroad. From January to October 2020 alone, the number of such queries in the Google search engine increased by 29%.

Many factors motivate people to change their place of residence, the main ones being climate, health care system, economic and social conditions of life. The experts of the Remitly website studied the data of a global search and named the most popular migration destinations for residents of 101 countries.

It turned out that the most popular destination for people looking to move abroad was Canada, which topped the priority lists for residents of 29 countries.

Canada is not only reputed to be one of the safest places on the planet, but a country with low unemployment, friendly locals, and beautiful natural surroundings - so its appeal is not surprising.

At the same time, however, it turned out that Canadians themselves are striving to move to Japan, which took second place in the ranking. Here, too, everyone is attracted by the beautiful scenery, safety, and ample job opportunities. Other popular options include Spain and Germany in Europe, and Qatar in Asia.

10 best countries to move to

The number of countries whose residents want to move here

1. Canada


2. Japan


3. Spain


4. Germany


5. Qatar


6. Australia




8. Portugal


9. USA


10. United Kingdom


Most Popular Destinations for Europeans Looking to Move Abroad

Here, the most popular relocation destination is Germany, which topped the list of eight countries on the continent. The advantages of this country include an excellent healthcare system, a thriving economy, developed public transportation, low crime rates, a clean environment and excellent job opportunities.

Canada became the second most popular country for the inhabitants of the Old Continent: the citizens of five European countries, including France and Belgium, chose it.

Best options for North and Central America residents

Among them, Canada is leading - it was preferred by citizens of eight countries. But Canadians and Americans choose Japan as their preferred option.

Where do South Americans want to live?

Their preferences are quite understandable and are caused by linguistic and cultural affinity - these are Spain and Portugal. Moreover, the first attracts by the high level of medicine, safety, health care and quality of life.

Best Overseas Options for Oceania Countries

Everything is pretty funny here. For example, New Zealand and Fiji have chosen each other as favorites! New Zealanders probably appreciate the more economical and relaxed lifestyle in Fiji, while Fijians are attracted by the wide employment opportunities and high standard of living in New Zealand. But the Australians prefer Japan.

Preferred Overseas Residences for Asians

There are different priorities in Asian countries. Residents of Southeast Asia and Indonesia are mostly interested in going to Japan, while many Middle Eastern and Arab countries lean in favor of Qatar, where salaries are high, taxes are low, and the standard of living in the capital, Doha, is comparable. with European.

Where do African people hope to move?

Africans prefer Canada: it is preferred by residents of 14 countries, followed by Portugal.

It only remains to add one very funny fact: the majority of Russians want to live in "enemy" America...