Show me how many Brits on the Costas work in Spanish factories......
Unfortunately they are busy standing in some line or sitting around in their pubs. There is not much contact with the locals, just what is necessary and appropriate...
Many British Immigrants to Spain show disregard and contempt for the locals
That is to some degree correct.
Additionally they put pressure on local services such as education (loads of British kids in Spanish schools)and healthcare.
My estimation would be, if they are working in foreign countries then probably for Uk companies, 'cause the wages in f.e. Spain are significantly lower compared to rest of EU...what may lead to the conclusion that their numbers is not that high and therefore they are no threat for local labor market.
The shown statistic in that article is once more another argument to form a sort of ranking inside EU and actually confirm the prejudices rather than minimize them.