Based on an investigation analysis, this work examines the willingness, reasons and group features for people to "escape" from Beijing. The results show that, the actual behaviors for people to "escape" from Beijing are not as popular as its voice, only a few percentage of the population really want to leave Beijing. The main reasons driving those people to leave are identified the bad air quality, high housing price and traffic congestion and high working prressure. Most of them want to move to other developed regions. Those people who planned to or want to leave Beijing is characterized by middle level educated, younger age, freer job transformation, longer living in Beijing, being born in other places except Beijing, without hukou and relative higher house living densities. This may imply the transformation of Beijing's economic function to more politics intensive aspects.
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