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Icelanders Likelier than Most to Live Abroad

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Icelanders Likelier than Most to Live Abroad

Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Iceland ranks 6th among OECD countries in terms of highest proportion of nationals living abroad, Forbes reports.

Ireland tops the list with 17.5 percent of its people living abroad. New Zealand and Portugal follow with 14.1 and 14 percent respectively. In forth place is Mexico with 12.2 percent, fifth is Luxembourg with 12.1 percent. In sixth place is Iceland with 11.7 percent of its people living abroad.

At the very bottom of the list is China (0.3 percent), The US (0.5 percent) and Japan (0.6 percent).

You can view the complete list here.

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