The Analysis of Migration

  • Guillaume J. Wunsch
  • Marc G. Termote


In all the demographic processes covered up to now, space has never been considered per se. Population change through natural increase has been viewed independently from the area in which the population lives.1 In the study of migration, this approach is obviously no longer valid, since migration implies moving from one area to another. Migration analysis is therefore fundamentally different from that of natality or mortality, as one takes both time and space into account.


Internal Migration Migration Flow Migration Data Forward Method Migration Analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillaume J. Wunsch
    • 1
  • Marc G. Termote
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Louvain (U.C.L.)Louvain-La-NeuveBelgium
  2. 2.University of QuebecMontrealCanada

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