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

The expat community isn't particularly big. Morale is high. - Apr 2020


There is a large expat community. The IEA (international expat association) is large and very active and an excellent resource. - Sep 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 2017


Medium, great international expat community. - Sep 2013


Quite large but hidden. Nearly 5000 Brits, so the total is probably about 10,000. - Sep 2012


Probably about 500-1,000 or so, mostly European (German, Italian) - Dec 2011


Medium. - Feb 2010


About 600, mostly European. Large Korean community and some Japanese. - Sep 2008


Large. - Feb 2008


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