Migration Patterns

Migration in India: NSS 49th Round

Author : Government of India | 2013
Published By: Government of India

The present report contains the results based on the ‘Central Sample’ data collected in the 49th round on several aspects of migration, during the reference period, such as rate & reasons of migration by sex and of households in different social categories of the population, return migration, out-migration and occupational status of migrants as well as the type of structure of their residence before & after migration. This report has been divided into seven chapters under three major sections and begins with ‘Highlights’ of the survey. Section I provides information of general nature viz. Introduction, Concepts & Definitions and Sample Design & Estimation Procedure in chapters I to III respectively. Section II summarises the findings of the survey in four chapters entitled Migrant Households, Migrants, Outmigrants & Return migrants in chapters IV to VII respectively. Section III presents detailed tables under the title ‘Appendix’.

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