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A person who moves to a country other than that of their usual residence for a period of at least three months but less than a year (12 months) except in cases where the movement to that country is for purposes of recreation, holiday, visits to friends or relatives, business, medical treatment or religious pilgrimage.



  • BG: краткосрочен мигрант
  • CS: krátkodobý migrant
  • DE: kurzfristig aufhältiger Migrant / Kurzzeit-Migrant / temporärer Migrant
  • EL: μετανάστης βραχείας διαμονής
  • EN: short-term migrant
  • ES: persona migrante de carácter temporal
  • ET: lühiajaliselt riigis viibiv sisserändaja
  • FI: tilapäiseksi ajaksi muuttava henkilö
  • FR: migrant de courte durée
  • GA: imirceach gearrthréimhseach
  • HU: rövidtávú bevándorló
  • IT: migrante di breve periodo
  • LT: trumpalaikis migrantas
  • LV: īstermiņa migrants
  • MT: Migrant(a) għal żmien qasir / għal ftit żmien
  • NL: kortverblijvende migrant / kortdurig migrant
  • PL: migrant krótkookresowy
  • PT: migrante de curta duração
  • RO: migrant pe termen scurt
  • SK: krátkodobý migrant
  • SL: migrant za krajše obdobje
  • SV: korttidsmigrant
  • NO: migrant med kortvarig opphold (b); migrant med kortvarig opphald (n)

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For purposes of international migration statistics, the country of usual residence of short-term migrants is considered to be the country of destination during the period they spend in it.