Monday, November 14, 2011

Are Americans Leaving the US?

Last month I wrote about how to get rid of $132,000 of debt: move to another country.

It looks like millions of people are considering this. Meet The Growing Number Of Americans Who Want To Move Abroad starts with:

A growing number of Americans is thinking about turning expat, according to a survey by America Wave and Zogby International.

The share of Americans planning to relocate increased to 2.5 percent from 0.8 percent in 2009. If this number describes the entire population, that means around 6 million Americans are planning on leaving the country.

I think if some other country would just get their house in order that thousands of Americans would leave the United States.  The problem is all the other countries in the world seemed to have problems just as bad and worse.

Here's a video reviewing some of the data on Americans who are planning on leaving:

Hat tip: Instapundit

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