Definition: Migration

Demography

A long-term international migrant is a person who moves to a country other than that of his/her usual residence for a period of at least a year (12 months), so that the country of destination effectively becomes his or her new country of usual residence.
Source:
Eurostat, "Guidelines and table programme for the Community programme of population and housing censuses in 2001, Vol. 2: Table Programme", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1999
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