Dynamics of Migration in Kerala: Dimensions, Differentials, and Consequences
Orient Blackswan, 2003 - Demographic transition - 476 pages
This book is a systematic study (the first of its kind) of the impact of migration on Kerala s community and society. It looks at the number of emigrants and return emigrants and their impact on unemployment and self-employment; impact of remittances on household income and poverty, and the impact of migration on the elderly and women.
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A Historical Review
THREE Characteristics of Households Population
Trends and Patterns
FIVE Causes Costs and Financing of Migration
SIX Demographic Consequences of Migration
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100 households age group Alap Alappuzha district average birth rate census cent Community consequences of migration decade demographic destination difference economic elderly persons emigrant households Emigrants and Out-migrants emigrants from Kerala emigration rate employment Ernakulam Ezhawas factors female emigrants Gulf countries Gulf wives higher households with emigrants husbands Idukki in-migrants increase India internal migration Kannur Kasargode districts Keralites Kollam Kottayam Kozhikode labour large number Latin Christians living major Malappuram district Malayalis Males Females Persons married women migrant households migration from Kerala migration rate Migration Status Muslims Nairs non-migrant households number of emigrants number of households number of married number of persons number of return Occupation old-age homes out-migrant households Palakkad Pathanamthitta poverty problems proportion of females remittances return emigrants return migrants return out-migrants Sample Households scheduled castes SCs/STs self-employment significant survey Syrian Christians Taluk Thiruvananthapuram Thrissur Thrissur district total number unemployed Wayanad Whole sample workers