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                         Here you are:

                 Country

Total Expats

Pensioners

               Belize

2000

65

               Canada

603,000

157,435

                              Costa Rica                

4800

49

                El Salvador

390

9

                Greenland

<100

2

                Guatemala

1900

10

                Honduras

950

12

                Mexico

8500

333

                Nicaragua

410

9

                Panama

1000

22

               USA

678,000

132,083


Snapshots:

  • ​1.3 million expats live in the USA and Canada - the same number as can be found in Australia.
  • 24% of the Brits in the USA are pensioners.
  • ​2,500 Britons live part of their year in Mexico - a big Brit siesta.

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​Expats in North & Central America

Asia

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Your comments and messages:


Just got on the site, been rummaging through for a little bit. Love it so far - Les L. (North Carolina, USA)


Check out the 'British Open Pub' in Bonita Springs, FL, USA www.bonitabritishopen.com - Joe C. (Florida, USA)

Nothing wrong with having the vicar's wife around for tea!! - Ken A. (CT, USA)


I'm drinking tea and eating digestives as I enjoy your site. Does it have a link where I can officially become an honorary Brit? - Jenny B. (Massachusetts, USA)


I have a new one for you! The Blue Anchor Pub in Delray. Stopped by yesterday. Very nice place, a lot of history, very authentic! Didn't have a chance to eat www.theblueanchor.com Check it out! - Rick G. (Florida, USA)


It's not British but it's fun - The Royal Pig Pub in Fort Lauderdale - Good food! Rick G. (Florida, USA)


Check out the Chip Shop in Brooklyn, New York www.chipshopnyc.com - Leah D. (New York, USA)


​Great site - you should stock Hartley's MA MADE for me! - Karen G. (Connecticut, USA)


​I'm an Engineer looking for a page for us Anoraks - I'll put turbine shots in the forum - Phil G (from up-north).







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