Identify the main reason for male/female selective migration. - Geography

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Identify the main reason for male/female selective migration.



Work and employment have remained the main cause of male migration. It constitutes 38% of total male migration. 3% of the male population migrates due to business, 6% due to education, 2% because of marriage, 10% male population is migrant by birth, 25% male population has migrated with households whereas 16% of the male population migrated due to other reasons. The male migration due to marriage is concentrated in Meghalaya where matriarchy is prevalent.

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Chapter 2: Migration : Types, Causes and Consequences - Exercise [Page 22]


NCERT Class 12 Geography - India: People and Economy
Chapter 2 Migration : Types, Causes and Consequences
Exercise | Q 2. (ii) | Page 22


Give a geographical reason:

Migration is not always permanent.

Differentiate between:

Donor region and Recipient region.

Some tribes travel seasonally in search of fodder, this is called ______.

State whether right or wrong:

Various problems are developing in cities due to migration.

State whether right or wrong:

Migration is more towards urban areas.

State whether right or wrong:

Region loses its self-sufficiency due to migration.

Differentiate between

Push and Pull factors of migration

Differentiate between

Internal migration and External migration

Which one of the following is the main reason for male migration in India?

Who wrote these lines:

What work was done by Indian Migrants in West Indies?

The migrants in India (2001 census) are ____________.

Which of the following cities, who receives the highest no. of migrants?

Do you know the legislation for migrants in Europe, the USA, and Australia?

When was for the first time migration recorded in the Census of India?

When was the first major modification introduced in Census by bringing in two additional components – the place of birth and duration of residence?

As per the 2011 census, how many people have migrated to India from other countries?

How many remittances, does India receive from international migrates?

Which of the following information was added in the 1981 census?

According to Census of India, migration is enumerated on which of the following basis?

In which of the following streams of migration, females pre-dominate in both intra-state and inter-state migration?

Which one of the following region has the highest migrant population?

Actually migration was recorded from the very beginning of the first census of India conducted in:-

Name the regions from which early migrants came to India in early history?

Greater Mumbai has the highest share of migrant population. It is due to following reasons:

Components of migration recorded in the census of India is/are:-

In which census 'place of birth' and 'duration of residence' categories were added?

Which of the following was the major modification associated to migration introduced by the Government of lndia in the Census 1961?

Which of the following is not an example of Pull factor of migration in India?

Which year onwards, the third wave of migration started in which doctors, engineers, financial experts migrated to countries like Canada, UK and USA?

If people migrate to a region, the population of the region will ______.

Distinguish between:

Short term migration and Long term migration.


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