Permanent move to a new location
Migration out of a location. Also known as out-migration
Migration into a location. Also known as in-migration
The difference between the number of in-migration and the number of out-migration in a country.
permanent move with the same country
permanent movement from one country to another
Movement from one region of a country to another
Movement within one (the same) region of a country
Migrants CHOOSE to move usually for economic reasons
Migrants are compelled to move by cultural factors. Example: Slavery
Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same ethnic group have previously migrated there
Changes in a society comparable to those in the demographic Transition
Induces people to move OUT of their present location
Induces people to move TO a new location
Forced migrants because of fear of persecution and /or death.
area subject to flooding during a specific period of time.
Environmental/Cultural feature that hinders migration.
People who enter a country without permission.
Limit on the number of people who may immigrate to the US during a one year period.
Large Scale out-migration by well-educated people.
Citizens of poorer countries who obtain jobs in Western Europe and the Middle East
Net Migration from urban to rural areas.