Dubai becomes No 1 jobs destination for US expats, study finds

Dubai has become the number one destination for US job seekers looking to work abroad, according to a new study.

Research by Aetna International found that Dubai has leapfrogged London as the most sought-after location, with the UK capital having topped the list since 2006.

“Compared with 2006, US citizens appear to be considering a far broader range of countries than ever before when it comes to working abroad,” said Caroline Pain, marketing director Aetna International.


About 50,000 US nationals currently live in the UAE.

The most job searched capital cities since January 13:

1 – Dubai

2 – London

3 – Paris

4 – Singapore

5 – Rome

6 – Geneva

7 – Cape Town

8 – Ottowa

9 – Warsaw

10 – Amsterdam

More to follow.

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