Europeans leave en masse amidst crisis

Source: PressTv

Tens of thousands of Europeans are migrating from their homelands, many heading to the southern hemisphere, as the continent sinks deeper into financial crisis.

While official statistics shows that Portugal, Greece and Ireland had the largest stream of immigrants leaving their country’s this year, evidence points to the same happening in Spain and Italy.

In 2010, 1.21 million Greeks have emigrated, according to the World Bank, equaling 10.8 percent of the population.

The top destinations for the Greek were Germany, Australia, Canada, Albania, Turkey, UK, Cyprus, and Belgium.

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