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Expat Community: Smaller than in neighboring countries but growing, with a significant presence in Montevideo and Punta del Este.

Cost of Living: Higher than in other South American countries but offset by high quality of life and excellent public services.

Quality of Life: Very high, with excellent safety records, progressive social policies, and a stable economy. Uruguay is
known for its laid-back lifestyle and liberal atmosphere.

Ease of Settling In: Spanish is essential, but the Uruguayans’ relaxed and welcoming attitude makes settling easier. The
country’s small size and cohesive culture also facilitate easier adaptation.

Work Opportunities: Limited in scope; most opportunities are in agriculture, services, and tourism. However, Uruguay’s stable economic environment is conducive to entrepreneurship, particularly in tech and green businesses.