Determined by birth rates, death rates, and life expectancy
A measure of the economic impact of younger and older cohorts on the economically productive members of a population
The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of the sites farther away
An event or obstacle that discourages people from migrating
premeditated effort to destroy a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group
involves a degree of permanence when moving to a new locale
an effort to rid a coutry/region of a particular ethnicity either through forced migration or genocide
an individual migrates against his/her will, including events that produce slaves, refugees,internally displaces persons, and asylum seekers
having legal property rights over a human and forcing them to obey
individuals, protected by law, who cross national boundaries to seek safety from armed conflict or persecution
individuals who flee their home country and applies for protection, but their requests for sactuary has yet to be processed. Once processed they are either given refugee status or refused and returned to their home country
Individuals who leave their home due to conflic, human rights abuse, war, or environmental catastrophes, but do not leave their country to seek safety.
an individual who chooses to move, typically based on various push pull factors
migration across national boundaries
migration within national boundaries
seasonal movement or pastoral nomads who move livestock between summer and winter pasture
immigrants who follow family and/or friends to the same destination
migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages
a person with temporary permission to work in another country
the movement of people from the countryside to the city which causes two things to happen: increasing proportion of people living in towns and cities and expansion of urban areas.

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