Yet another study has found that a sizeable portion of young Jamaicans can’t wait to ditch the land of their birth for “greener pastures”.

A Gleaner-commissioned Bill Johnson poll has found that more than 4 out of every 10 Jamaicans harbour a burning desire to get out of Jamaica.

Forty-three per cent of Jamaicans interviewed in the poll conducted by Johnson, said that either they or person/s in their immediate families hoped to emigrate to another country within the next five years or so.

Another 39 per cent indicated that no one in their families had signalled an interest in migrating, while 18 per cent indicated that they did not know.

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