Brexit: What does leaving the EU mean for EU citizens abroad?


Where are Britain's expats in the European Union? © 2017 Factmint
Where are Britain's expats in the European Union? © 2017 Factmint

In the run-up to the EU Referendum and the aftermath of the Brexit vote, one of the most popular topics for queries has been how expats and people who own property in EU countries might be affected. Now, as the triggering of Article 50 edges ever closer, here's everything we know so far about the position for expats.

How many British expats are there in the EU?

Just over 4.5 million Britons live abroad, with approximately 1.3 million of them in Europe, according to the United Nations.

Where are Britain's expats in the European Union?

The top destinations for British expats in the European Union are Spain (host to around 319,000), Ireland (249,000) and France (171,000).

Read the full article in the Daily Telegraph here.

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