Once you are there, countries like New Zealand, Australia and South Africa are the friendliest to new expats. But this question of which country is most friendly to incoming corporate workers has more to do with immigration practices.
- New Zealand
Canada continues to remain at the top of the list, with a fifth of its population being foreign-born, which is double that of the United States.
According to the Canadian government, few countries in the world can match Canada’s embrace of immigration and integration. Last year, Canada admitted over 271,000 new permanent residents, the highest number since 2010. The top 10 countries from where permanent residents originated are:
ANGER about immigration is on the rise in many rich countries. Not so in Canada (see our briefing). A fifth of the country’s population is foreign-born, about twice the share in America. In the 12 months to June 2016, Canada admitted 321,000 immigrants, nearly 1% of its population. Where do they come from?