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Rural-urban migration

Movement of people from the countryside to towns and cities.

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Counterurbanisation

Process where people move from large urban areas to smaller urban settlements.

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Intra-urban migration

Migration within a single urban area.

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Inter-urban migration

Migration between different urban areas.

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Macro-level

Large scale

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Core

Region of concentrated economic development with advanced systems of infrastructure. Low unemployment and high income.

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Periphery

Region of low or declining economic development. High unemployment and low income.

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Meso-level

Intermediate scale.

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Intervening obstacles

Barriers between point of origin and destination for migrants.

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Micro-level

Small scale.

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Remittances

Money sent home to families by migrants working elsewhere.

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Depopulation

Absolute decline in the population of an area, frequently caused by out-migration.

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Family life cycle

Various stages families with children pass through over time, with corresponding changes in housing needs.

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Population structure

Composition of a population, the most important factor being age and sex.