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Population change in an area includes migration as well as natural increase.

What is migration?


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Migration is the movement of people from one area to another.

Migration can be:

  • From one country to another (international)
  • From one part of a country to another (internal or domestic).

Migration can also be:

  • Forced or voluntary
  • Permanent or temporary.


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Voluntary migration between European Union countries


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Warfare in Somalia leads to forced migration


A mosque in Uganda

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Uganda expels Asians from the country in 1972

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