Burmese Teenagers’ Need and Decision on Migration in Thailand
This research aimed to investigate the migration pattern of the teenage Burmese immigrants
(migrating back to their homeland, migrating to new regions or continuing staying in Thailand) and to explore
the support suitable for the teenage immigrants after identifying their specific needs such as education, health
care, jobs. This research is qualitative research which gathering data and analyzing conclusion by taking in-
depth interview from Burmese immigrant workers aged between 12-25 years whose parents are also immigrant
workers for their opinion and life goal with the extra comment about Thai government from their point of view.
The study of this research found that the young generations of Burmese immigrants have different kinds of
perspective according to their experience. However, the economics factor and social and networking factor are
what matter most to them so they are likely to migrate again.
Keywords- Burmese teenagers, migration, decision