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    • migration - the movement of people over large distances and can be permanent or temporary
    • international - between countries
    • internal - within a country
    • permanent
      • permanent external/ international - moving between countries with no intention of returning
      • permanent voluntary - by choice
      • permanent forced - (refugees) forced due to war or famine
      • internal - within a country with no intention of returning. eg rural to urban, urban to rural, regional
    • semi -permanent = 1-5 years with an intention o moving back
    • seasonal migration - intention of going home several months or weeks, uni students on holidays (camp America) (ski instructors in the Alps)
    • daily migration
      • commuters - rural to urban, for work, education


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