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long-term migration

Definition(s)

Movement of individuals who change their country of usual residence for a period of at least one year, so that the country of destination effectively becomes their new country of usual residence.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from:

Translations

  • BG: дългосрочна миграция
  • CS: dlouhodobá migrace
  • DE: langfristige Migration / Langzeit-Migration
  • EL: μακροχρόνια μετανάστευση
  • EN: long-term migration
  • ES: migración de larga duración
  • ET: pikaajaline sisseränne
  • FI: pitkäaikainen maahanmuutto
  • FR: migration de longue durée
  • GA: imirce fhadtéarmach
  • HU: huzamos idejű tartózkodási céllal történő migráció
  • IT: migrazione di lungo periodo
  • LT: ilgalaikė migracija
  • LV: ilgtermiņa migrācija
  • MT: Migrazzjoni fit-tul
  • NL: langetermijnmigratie
  • PL: migracja długookresowa
  • PT: migração de longa duração
  • RO: migraţie pe termen lung
  • SK: dlhodobá migrácia
  • SL: migracija za daljše obdobje
  • SV: långtidsmigration
  • NO: langtidsmigrasjon

Synonym(s)

  • permanent-type migration
  • permanent migration

Broader Term(s)

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

Long-term migration' and 'permanent migration' are often understood as quasi-synonyms. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) defines permanent migration as 'a concept relating to undertaking migration with a view to, or which results in, settling on a permanent basis in the country of destination.