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« on: November 03, 2009, 09:50:00 PM »

Millions worldwide would like to switch countries: study
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Some 700 million people worldwide, or more than all the adults of North and South America combined, think the grass is greener on the other side of the fence and want to permanently move to another country, a poll showed Tuesday.

Residents of sub-Saharan African countries were the most likely to want to move abroad permanently, the polls conducted in 135 countries between 2007 and this year by Gallup showed.

On average, 38 percent of the adult population in sub-Saharan Africa, or around 165 million people, said they would up stakes and head for another country if they had the chance.

The most popular destination was the United States, where nearly a quarter of the 700 million -- around 165 million people -- said they would like to settle.

In joint second were Britain, Canada and France, each being named as the preferred destination of around 45 million people...   

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20091103/lf_afp/migrationusafricaasiaeurope_20091103190030 
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« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2009, 01:49:22 PM »

I'm going to make sure I die in North America if it's the last thing (probably will be) I do.  TeddyR
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« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2009, 02:56:26 PM »

I would loooooooove to live somewhere else. England is top on my list followed by Canada then Japan.
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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2009, 06:28:39 PM »

I would loooooooove to live somewhere else. England is top on my list followed by Canada then Japan.

Over 30 years ago, when I was still in college and visited England for the first time, I seriously gave thought to moving to Stratford-upon-Avon, when I retired. At that time, it seemed to have everything I needed. The prices didn't seem that bad. It was near London, if I wanted to go into London. And it was on a rail line, so I could get around the country more or less easily.

Now that I'm retired . . . I'll probably spend the rest of my life in the city in which I retired.
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« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2009, 02:40:54 PM »

I'm going to make sure I die in North America if it's the last thing (probably will be) I do.  TeddyR

Come here, and I will do my best to make sure you die here.   Buggedout  TeddyR  We all know you just want to come here to try to pick up our Susan and Sister Grace.  Stay away from our women!
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