Concerning Lebanon's population, even though we're barely 3.5 millions (not counting the Lebanese living abroad who are triple that), the number is fair in proportion with Lebanon's economics and demographics, therefore the population shouldn't be increasing, at least not quickly.
As Lebanon already has more applicants than job opportunities, more people are travelling to the Gulf countries, Africa, Europe and the US, almost everywhere. No accurate information are present at the moment for the reason that this issue relies on more than one factor which I will hopefully write another post about in the near future.
Anyway, the first thing that came to my mind when I heard the news was to go to Germany, become a German (if that's possible), get married and have babies there.
It also made me think about how several European countries have these amazing approaches into solving problems.
France offers additional help to some families who need in-home care. The Swedes give either moms or dads 80 percent of their salary for a total of 480 days in a parental leave.
Britain introduced a so-called "baby bonds" scheme in 2004, giving a $490 voucher to every newborn to start a trust fund, while a new Russian law entitles families to a bonus of $9,600 following the birth of a second child and any subsequent children.
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