The bar chart shows the difficulties people have when they move to a new country and how the problem varies according to people’s ages.
The greatest problem for young people aged from 18 to 34 is forming friendships, a problem experienced by 46% of the people in this age group. However, only 36% of 35-to-54-year-olds find it hard to make friends, while even fewer people over 55 (23%) have this problem.
54% of the older age group find learning to speak the local language the most problematic. In comparison, the youngest age group finds this easier, and the percentage who have problems learning the language is much lower, at 29%.
In contrast to their language-learning difficulties, only 22% of people in the oldest age group have trouble finding accommodation. However, this is the second most significant problems for the other two age groups with 39% to 40% of the people in each group finding it hard.
In general, all age groups experience the same problems to some extent, but the percentage of older people who find language learning difficult is much higher than the others.