Remitly used Google search data in their research by studying monthly search volumes in the 100 countries for terms that suggested possible desires, plans and ambitions to move abroad. Remitly ensured that they considered searches in all language.

Canada has sparked the interests of many people, most especially owing to low rates of unemployment and free universal health care as opposed to other nations. People with intentions and desires to move to Canada are from different continents.

Africa is leading as a continent with interests from multiple Africans across the continent with desires and plans to move to Canada. Most of them are driven by the desire to find greener pastures and improves their livelihoods, especially with a very high unemployment rate in Africa. The 13 African Countries with considerable interests in Canada as established from the Remitly study are; Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania. Tunisia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

From the Asian continent, Azerbaijan, India, Pakistan and Qatar are among the countries that topped in the study. Indian nationalities are already present in high numbers in Canada, making up a quarter of all immigrants in the country.

European countries expressed significant interested in moving to Germany, but Canada was second in the preferences with interests from Belgium, France, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Canada is a North American country, but this has not blocked the intentions of other North American countries from desiring to make a shift to Canada. Among nations from North America desiring to relocate to Canada include; Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica. Mexico, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda as well as the Dominican Republic.

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