Internal Migrant

PSS Agency: 

PSA (Identified by the Interagency Committee on Migration Statistics (IACMS) as possible agency/agencies that can provide information on the concept/s)


A person who leaves one geographic or political area (region, province, city/municipality) to take up usual residence in another area within a country during a specified period of observation for a reason such as economic, social, political and cultural.



Siegel and Swanson
(2004) definition localized to Philippine setting

PSA Board Resolution: 

PSA Board Resolution No. 08 Series of 2017

Statistical Domain: 

Statistical Activity: