Various Streams of Migration from Himachal Pradesh to other States of India, 1991-2001

Archana Sharma


A study of various streams of migration by rural-urban place of origin and destination is imperative to study the whole process of migration in totality. This research work is an attempt to analyze the various streams of migration from Himachal Pradesh to other states of India. Census data from census years 1991 and 2001 has been analyzed to carry out the study. It has been found that rural-to-urban out migration was the most prevalent. Reasons for out migration from Himachal Pradesh varied between males and females. Whereas males cited economic reasons as the primary cause for their movement, females, on the other hand, reported to have made a move mainly on social/ family grounds

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