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From one place to another: What you need to know about inter-state migration in India

About 30% of inter-state migration in the country happens due to employment related reasons, and as a result the contribution of migrant workers to the country’s economy remains at an all time high.

ht-school Updated: Sep 09, 2019 13:48 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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A few weeks ago, the 2011 Census data for inter-state migration in India was released. It revealed the popular destinations within the country to which people move and also brought to light some patterns of migration over the past four decades. About 30% of inter-state migration in the country happens due to employment related reasons, and as a result the contribution of migrant workers to the country’s economy remains at an all time high. Here’s all that you need to know about what makes people move from one state to another and its relationship to the economy. 

First Published: Sep 09, 2019 13:48 IST