This figure triples the 225,000 departures in 2021 and 288,000 in 2022, The Express Tribune daily reported.
According to this year’s statistics, 92,000 highly educated people, such as physicians, engineers, information technology experts, and accountants have left this South Asian nation.
According to the source, over 730,000 young people went to the Gulf States, and nearly 40,000 migrated to European countries and other Asian nations.
According to the Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment, an overwhelming majority of emigrants traveled mainly to Saudi Arabia (470,000) and the United Arab Emirates (119,000), Oman (77,000), Qatar (51,000), Kuwait (2,000), Iraq (2,000), Malaysia (5,000), China (602) and Japan (815), whereas 478 Pakistanis migrated to Sudan, in Africa, looking for jobs.
As for European destinations, Pakistanis mainly emigrated to Romania (3,160), the United Kingdom (2,500), Spain (677), Germany (566), Grecia (497), and Italy (292). According to the bureau, 700 people emigrated to the United States.
Among the young people who emigrated are 5,534 engineers, 18,000 electrical engineers, 2,500 physicians, 2,000 computer scientists, 6,500 accountants, 2,600 agricultural experts, over 900 professors, 12,000 computer operators, 1,600 nurses, 21,517 technicians, and unskilled workers comprise 213,000 drivers.