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migration flow

Definition(s)

The number of migrants crossing a boundary, within a specific time period, for the purpose of establishing residence.

Source(s)

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Translations

  • BG: миграционен поток
  • CS: migrační tok
  • DE: Wanderungsbewegung / Migrationsbewegung
  • EL: μεταναστευτική ροή
  • EN: migration flow
  • ES: flujo migratorio
  • ET: rändevoog
  • FI: muuttovirta
  • FR: flux migratoire
  • GA: sreabhadh imirce
  • HU: migrációs áramlat
  • IT: flusso migratorio
  • LT: migracijos srautas
  • LV: migrācijas plūsma
  • MT: Nixxiegħa migratorja
  • NL: migratiestroom
  • PL: strumień migracyjny
  • PT: fluxo migratório
  • RO: flux de migraţie
  • SK: migračný tok
  • SL: migracijski tok
  • SV: migrationsströmmar
  • NO: migrasjonsstrøm (b); migrasjonsstraum (n)

Synonym(s)

  • migratory flow

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

1. The boundary can range from within national borders, within the EU and international boundaries, and can range from international migration flows (crossing national borders) and internal migration flows (within the same national border).
2. UN statistics in particular also refer to ‘inflows’ (flow of migrants entering into a particular boundary) and ‘outflows’ (flow of migrants leaving a particular boundary).