Most Britons ‘want to relocate abroad'

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Nearly half of all Britons want to relocate abroad, according to a survey by ‘YouGov' for ‘The Sun' tabloid.

Australia is top of the relocation destinations followed by US, Canada and New Zealand, according to the poll which listed the cost of living, weather, unemployment and crime as the common reasons for people wanting to leave Britain.

Three in five think quality of life will be worse for their kids. Six per cent of those polled are actively making plans to leave, and 42 per cent say they will seriously consider it.

The cost of living was named by 52 per cent as a good reason for leaving, the survey revealed.

The weather scored 37 per cent, job availability 31 per cent and crime 27 per cent. Britain's countryside would be missed by 25 per cent, the NHS by 19 per cent and TV by 10 per cent, the poll found.

Standards of education, pollution and the environment were listed as good reasons for moving abroad.

And incredibly, 11 per cent of those quizzed even listed “British people” as their motivation to go. Only 11 per cent of Britons said that there was nothing that could make them want to leave UK.PTI



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