Consequences Of Migration

Consequences of migration are as diverse as the causes. The consequences are felt in both the regions i.e. the areas of origin of the migrants and the areas of destination. The consequences of migration can be grouped as - economic social demographic Economic Consequences Among the economic consequences, the effects on the resource-population ratio is … Continue reading Consequences Of Migration


Causes Of Migration

Migration is a result of an inter-play of a large number of factors. Generally factors affecting migration can be grouped in to two categories of Push and Pull factors. The push factors are responsible for making people move from their original place of living. The pull factors are responsible for attracting people to some particular … Continue reading Causes Of Migration

Migration Trends In India

Out of 1.02 billion people in the country, 307 million (30%) were reported as migrants by place of birth. Migrants by place of birth are those who are enumerated at a village/town at the time of census other than their place of birth. This proportion i.e. 30% as reported in 2001 census (excluding Jammu and … Continue reading Migration Trends In India


The growth of population depends upon the birth rate, death rate and migration. Movement of people from one area to the another area is called migration. Migration can be of a number of types. According to the nature of movement, this can be divided into - (i) permanent migration (ii) temporary migration Permanent migration involves … Continue reading Migration

Growth Of Population

The growth of population in a region depends upon fertility, mortality and migration. Fertility or the birth rate is measured in terms of total number of live births per thousand population per year. Generally, the fertility rate is affected by various social, economic and demographic factors. Mortality or the death rate is measured in terms … Continue reading Growth Of Population

Population Density At District Level

In each state there are variations in distribution of population and more than one category of population density is found. The geographical or spatial distribution becomes more clear by making an analysis of district level pattern. The great unevenness in distribution is mainly because of the diverse physical conditions as well as the variations in … Continue reading Population Density At District Level

Population Density At State Level

Population data can be plotted and described or interpreted in a couple of ways depending upon its purpose. For finding out a broad distribution pattern, population is collected and plotted on the basis of large units like states or their major parts. If more accurate information is needed, then the smaller units like districts or … Continue reading Population Density At State Level