More Brits Than Ever Before Looking To Leave Broken Britain – Australia Still No. 1

More Brits Than Ever Before Looking To Leave Broken Britain Nearly 75 per cent of Brits have considered leaving the UK in the past year mainly due to the state of the economy, lack of job opportunities and uncertainty surrounding the future government. Of those surveyed, 31 per cent cite Britain’s poor economy as a reason to leave, 23 per cent feel there is a lack of job prospects in the UK and greater opportunities abroad while 19 per cent are worried about the outcome of this week’s election.

Reasons making Brits want to up sticks and leave the UK include the poor economy, access to jobs and the government . Perhaps surprisingly, just 4 per cent of those surveyed claimed they had enough of Britain’s damp climate.

Top destinations for British Expats in 2010:

 Australia – 33%

Canada – 26%

United States of America – 15%

New Zealand – 11%

Spain – 7%

France – 6%

Thailand – 2%

Top 10 reasons why Brits will move away in 2010:

Poor Economy – 31%

Access to jobs – 23%

Poor Government – 19%

Change to Pace of Life – 12%

Tax relief – 9% Weather – 4%

Seeking place to retire -2%

Over 1,029 people were randomly surveyed, conducted by Currency UK

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One response to “More Brits Than Ever Before Looking To Leave Broken Britain – Australia Still No. 1

  1. CFD

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