What is ExpatlandTM?

‘Expatland’™ is the name of a virtual country that author and international tax advisor John Marcarian has given to where expatriates live and work. Expats in Expatland™ comprise a diverse range of professionals and entrepreneurs in whatever roles they discover for themselves around the globe.

Economically and culturally diverse, ExpatlandTM is like no other place.

If Expatland™ were a ‘single’ country, it would have a population of more than 230 million people and would be the fifth largest country in the world.

Interesting ExpatlandTM facts

  • There are more than 1 million Australian citizens living outside Australia in more than 20 countries.
  • The majority of Australian expats are based in Europe and the UK, with approximately 24 per cent living in Asia.
  • Almost 5 million British expats now live and work abroad.
  • Forty-one countries have a British expat population of more than 10,000.
  • The top three most popular destinations for British expats are Australia, Spain and the US.
  • More than 6 million Americans live in 160 plus countries.
  • There are more than 3 million Germans living abroad.
  • More than 1 million French expats are now working outside France with in excess 300,000 living in London.
  • There are more than 500,000 Dutch expats living and working abroad, with many based in Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia.
  • Vietnam, Indonesia and Mexico are fast-growing markets in attracting global expatriates.

Contact us

For more information on how you can be involved in building relationships and helping others, please email our Founder john.marcarian@expatlandgiving.org or contact us using the form below.


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