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Expat Community: Large, making up a significant portion of the population, particularly in Manama. The community is diverse, including many from South Asia and other Gulf countries.

Cost of Living: Moderate to high, but generally more affordable than some other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

Quality of Life: Good, with excellent healthcare and schooling options. Bahrain is considered one of the more liberal countries in the Gulf region.

Ease of Settling In: Arabic is the official language; however, English is commonly used in business and daily interactions. Bahrainis are known for their hospitality and open-mindedness towards expats.

Work Opportunities: Strong in finance, manufacturing, and international business. Bahrain has been working to position itself as a regional hub for finance and information technology.