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What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

There is a large expat community. The IEA (international expat association) is large and very active and an excellent resource. - Sep 28, 2017
It is pretty large - there are many who have fallen in love with Sri Lanka and have moved there permanently or return frequently. Lots of Sri Lankans leave to get a good education in the US, Australia or the UK, and many find themselves returning. So there is a good combination of expats and locals to socialize with. - Mar 20, 2017
Medium, great international expat community. - Sep 28, 2013
Quite large but hidden. Nearly 5000 Brits, so the total is probably about 10,000. - Sep 23, 2012
Probably about 500-1,000 or so, mostly European (German, Italian) - Dec 7, 2011
Medium. - Feb 8, 2010
About 600, mostly European. Large Korean community and some Japanese. - Sep 7, 2008
Large. - Feb 26, 2008