Bahrain beats the UAE to be named top MidEast expat destination

Bahrain has been named the Middle East's top destination for expatriates, ahead of the UAE, according to HSBC’s Expat Explorer 2016 report.

Bahrain was ranked ninth globally behind top performer Singapore, thanks in part to the relative ease with which expats are able to make new friends in the Gulf kingdom, HSBC said.

More than two in three (67 percent) expats there agree that they found it easy compared with the global average of 52 percent.

This translates to the rest of the family, with four in 10 (42 percent) expat parents saying their children find it easy to make friends too compared with the global...Read more...