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OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS: overseas Pakistanis are returning home at increasing pace, majority of returning workers are young and seek self-employment


According to a recent Gallup poll oversees Pakistani workers are returning home at an increasing pace. The number of Pakistani who returned home in 1985-86 were nearly twice as many as those in the previous year .The returning Pakistani are still young or entering middle age. Two third of them according to the Gallup survey are under the age of forty. The largest group is between the age of thirty and forty, who comprises 41% of all returning migrants.