France continues to be the most popular overseas destination for British expatriates to live in the world, according to new research from Halifax International.
16% of British expatriates are currently residing in France, followed by Spain at 10%. The most popular overseas destination for people to move to outside of Europe was the USA at 8%, followed by Australia at 4%.
Almost two thirds (67%) of British expatriates living in France are over the age of 55. One third (32%) were aged between 55 and 64 years of age.
Of those British expatriates living in the USA, half (50%) were aged between 45 and 64.
James Gairdner, marketing and product director at Halifax International, said: “European countries are popular amongst British expatriates living abroad