Internal Migration

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 form of geographic or spatial mobility of people involving a change of usual residence within a country (region, province, city/municipality) 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


In-migration rate, Out-migration rate, Gross migration rate, Net migration rate

PSA Board Resolution: 

PSA Board Resolution No. 08 Series of 2017

Statistical Domain: 

Statistical Activity: