Almost 87% of young Spaniards would emigrate to find work

Finding work has been found in one of the biggest concerns of younger generations. The economic situation in recent years has led to be placed in the labor market, in a position for which the student has prepared, is one of the most difficult tasks. In this context, numerous options open up for this sector of society.

Among these options, emigrating to find work has been a trend highly valued by young people. In fact, as the annual Global Shapers survey reveals, a large part of the new generations take this possibility into account in the not too distant future. On the contrary, few believe that staying in Spain is a good decision for their future work.


United States, preferred destination

As revealed by the data from this survey, almost 87% of young Spaniards believe that in order to thrive in their working life, they must emigrate to another country. Specifically, it is 86.7% of those born between 1982 and 2004 who point to this option as the best option. On the contrary, few think that staying in Spain is the best decision for their career.

Only 13% of the young people surveyed indicated that they would not pack their bags to find a job that met their expectations. The percentage of young people who wish to emigrate to achieve a job exceeds by far the average of the rest of the countries participating in this survey, where 1 in 5 respondents would remain within their borders compared to 1 in 10 in Spain.


And what are the destinations preferred by the respondents? The United States presents itself as the ideal destination to find a job for Spanish students. This is shown by 24% of the participants in this study. In second place appears Germany with 8.20% and in third place France with 7.5%.

Options to work

The options for working abroad are multiple and varied depending on the needs of each person. If you are looking for accommodation and work at the same time, a job as an au pair is one of the best options. In addition, living with other people who do not speak the native language of the young will make you practice more the language you want to master.

There is also the possibility of being a waiter, with this decision will also enhance the command of the language you want to improve. Working in front of the audience will make the ear adapt to the accents of this language and learn the different tones. Another option is to be part of the team of a cruise, as well as serving meals and within the animation groups.


The objective of all these jobs is to deal with people who speak other languages ​​and improve this. Practice while you are making a first contact with the world of work that although it is not in the position for which it has been studied, it does have benefits for those who dare. In addition there is no need to wait for the job market, young people can perform these activities during holiday periods such as summer.

Damián Montero

Video: Fierce DACA Opponents Meet DREAMer Family Face to Face


Interesting Articles

Early bilingualism is questioned by this study

Early bilingualism is questioned by this study

Learn a second language it is an indispensable requirement in any curriculum. It is not surprising that many schools bet on these teachings in their academic catalog. In fact, there are those who...

Autism in children, what signs should alert parents?

Autism in children, what signs should alert parents?

Each child needs specific needs. Knowing the reality of each of them will help parents to apply the right tools to ensure a good quality of life for their children. This issue becomes especially...

Preschool games, how to get the most out of it

Preschool games, how to get the most out of it

Playing is one of the most important activities in the child's development since it directly influences this process. The toys they enter the scene to accompany, be touched and watched, to discover...

Customize your children's education

Customize your children's education

Why educating all children equally, are they finally so different? Obviously no two people are the same and, therefore, in the face of the same stimulus, each one captures and acts in a different...