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Title   An analysis of the cause and effect of the brain drain in Zimbabwe
Author Chetsanga, C.J. and T.B. Muchenje; Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre
Edition PDF
Published Harare: SIRDC
Year 2003-07-27
Pages 110
Abstract This study finds that there are 479 348 Zimbabweans in the Diaspora although the study team is aware that there is a large number of Diasporans that it could not contact, in particular in the case of illegal residency in South Africa. The Diaspora destinations of a majority of Zimbabweans are the United Kingdom, Botswana and South Africa. It shows that most of the respondents held bachelors degrees, followed by those who were polytech graduates. About a 20% held masters degrees, while 5% held Ph.D degree. the study also shows an increasing trend in the number of people leaving Zimbabwe. The trend exhibited by the curve suggests that the process has not yet leveled off.

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