Expatriates are likely to enjoy the Brazilian way of life after research revealed that the country's population are among the most optimistic in the world at the moment.
Indeed, the Global Barometer of Hope and Despair conducted by Gallup International found that the emerging economies of China, Brazil and India have some of the most upbeat populations in the world.
Meanwhile, the wealth developed nations of the G7 – France, Canada, the UK, Italy Germany, Japan and the US – were shown to have some of the most gloomy residents, depressed by the state of the economy.
Samantha Gore, sales manager for Brazil estate agents uv10.com, commented on the survey: "It would be tricky for the locals not to feel optimistic about Brazil right now.
"It's a nation of fantastic beaches, year-round sunshine, amazing food at fabulous prices and an incredible party atmosphere courtesy of a very friendly, dynamic society."
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