Most migrants women, migration for marriage much more than for jobs

Of the male migrants in the country, one in three moves out of his state, as per the annual periodic labour force survey for July 2020-June 2021 conducted by the National Statistical Office, reports Surya Sarathi Ray.

Of the male migrants in the country, one in three moves out of his state, as per the annual periodic labour force survey for July 2020-June 2021 conducted by the National Statistical Office, reports Surya Sarathi Ray. While one in two women is a migrant, only one in 10 men is.

Almost nine in 10 women migrants migrated to their current place of residence due to marriage.

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