Mobility 1 - Components of migration (in and out)

Part A - Short definition:

Components of migration show a portrait of in-migrants and out-migrants for different levels of geography, based on the mobility one year ago question.

Part B - Detailed definition:

The table is divided into in-migrants and out-migrants. In-migrants are further divided into intraprovincial, interprovincial and external in-migrants. Out-migrants are further divided into intraprovincial and interprovincial out-migrants.

Total in-migrants

When the geography refers to a census metropolitan area (CMA) or a census agglomeration (CA), in-migrants represent persons who did not live in this CMA or CA one year ago, May 10, 2010, but did live there on the reference day, May 10, 2011.

When the geography refers to Canada, a province or a territory, 'in-migrants' refers to migrants, which are persons who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada or persons who lived outside Canada, one year ago, on May 10, 2010.

Intraprovincial in-migrants

Intraprovincial in-migrants are those who lived, on May 10, 2011, in the same province or territory that they lived in one year ago, on May 10, 2010.

When the geography refers to Canada, a province or a territory, 'intraprovincial in-migrants' refers to intraprovincial migrants, which are persons who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada but stayed within the same province or territory.

Interprovincial in-migrants

Interprovincial in-migrants are those who lived in a different province or territory on May 10, 2011, from the one they lived in on May 10, 2010.

When the geography refers to Canada, a province or a territory, 'interprovincial in-migrants' refers to interprovincial migrants, which are persons who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada, and changed province or territory.

External in-migrants

External migrants include persons who lived outside Canada on May 10, 2010.

Total out-migrants

When the geography refers to a census metropolitan area (CMA) or a census agglomeration (CA), out-migrants represent persons who lived in this CMA or CA one year ago, May 10, 2010, but did not live there on the reference day, May 10, 2011.

When the geography refers to Canada, 'out-migrants' refers to internal migrants, who are persons who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada one year ago, May 10, 2010.

When the geography refers to a province or a territory, 'out-migrants' refers to internal migrants who lived within this province or territory one year ago on May 10, 2010.

Intraprovincial out-migrants

Intraprovincial out-migrants are those who lived in the same province or territory on May 10, 2011, as they did on May 10, 2010.

When the geography refers to Canada, a province or a territory, 'intraprovincial out-migrants' refers to intraprovincial migrants, which are persons who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada but stayed in the same province or territory.

Interprovincial out-migrants

Interprovincial out-migrants are those who lived in a different province or territory on May 10, 2011, than the one they lived in one year ago on May 10, 2010.

When the geography refers to Canada, 'interprovincial out-migrants' refers to interprovincial migrants, which are persons who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada but in a different province or territory.

When the geography refers to a province or a territory, 'interprovincial out-migrants' refers to persons who lived in this province or territory one year ago, on May 10, 2010, but did not live there on the reference day, May 10, 2011.

Reported in:

2011

Reported for:

Population aged 1 year and over residing in Canada, in private households

Question number(s):

Derived variable: Question 23

Responses:

Not applicable

Remarks:

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