posted on Dec, 11 2006 @ 06:14 AM
Note to mods: I thought I would post this in new world order forum though not sure if it should be here.
A staggering 10% of Britons now opt to live abroad. Surely this is the beginning of a rising trend to move away from the British isles?
5.5m Britons 'opt to live abroad'
Almost one in 10 British citizens is living overseas, according to a study of people coming in and out of the UK.
Studies by the Institute for Public Policy Research, published on the BBC News website, indicate that at least 5.5m British-born people live abroad.
Figures suggest the rate of departure has been so great that population falls are only masked by immigration.
Source: BBC News
I too plan to leave the uk behind when I retire, I own a house in the Philippines.
I would like to highlight and quote "Figures suggest the rate of departure has been so great that population falls are only masked by
So what is actually happening is the 10% that are leaving are being replaced by immigrants....
How long before the entire population of the UK will be replaced?? Who decides what people will come into the country???
Here is a map of the chosen destinations of the British
The actual data breaks down as follows: -
I wonder what has motivated the trend to begin to rise again??
Perhaps it's the overall feeling of being less free here in UK than we once were??
All the best,
[edit on 11-12-2006 by Neon Haze]