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What are the different types of migration?

There are two basic types of migration studied by demographers:
  • Internal migration. This refers to a change of residence within national boundaries, such as between states, provinces, cities, or municipalities.
  • International migration. This refers to change of residence over national boundaries.

Hereof, what is the largest migration in human history?

UNHCR estimates 14 million Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims were displaced during the partition of India, the largest mass migration in human history. The largest documented voluntary emigration in history was the Italian diaspora from Italy between 1861 and 1970, with 13 million people leaving the country.

What was the largest migration in American history?

The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1916 and 1970. Until 1910, more than 90 percent of the African-American population lived in the American South.

When did migration begin?

The earliest migrations and expansions of archaic and modern humans across continents began 2 million years ago with the migration out of Africa of Homo erectus, followed by other archaic humans including H. heidelbergensis, the likely ancestor of both anatomically modern humans and Neanderthals, around 500,000 years
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