Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 8th
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What are the different types of migration? Explain. - Social Science

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What are the different types of migration? Explain.

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Based on the movement associated with administrative limits.

  • Internal Migration:
  1. The movement of people within a country is known as internal migration.
  2. Further internal migration is classified into four types. They are,
    • Rural to Urban migration
    • Urban to Urban migration
    • Rural to Rural migration and
    • Urban to Rural migration
  • International Migration:
    Migration that occurs across the national boundaries are known as international migration.

Based on the Willingness of the migrants for migration:

  • Voluntary migration:
    If the migration takes place on perspus free will, initiative, and desire to live in a better place.
  • Involuntary migration:
    If the migration takes place against the will of migrants is known as involuntary migration.

Based on the duration of stay of migrants in the place of destination:

  • Short term migration:
    The migrants stay outside only for a short duration before returning to the place of origin.
  • Long term migration:
    The migrants stay outside at least for a few years.
  •  Seasonal migration:
  1. Usually, a group of people migrates from their native places during a particular season and return after the end of that season.
  2. Transhumance is an another example of seasonal migration.
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Samacheer Kalvi Social Science Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 2.4 Migration and Urbanisation
Evaluation | Q VII. 1 | Page 121
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