Terms used in official statistics

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Movement of people related to change of place of residence (permanent or temporary residence), which implies crossing an administrative boundary of basic territorial unit.

Migration is therefore a change of the gmina of residence or in case of urban-rural gmina the movement between the rural and urban area in this gmina. Migration is also the change of the country of residence. The changing the place of residence within the same urban gmina , rural gmina or in case of urban-rural gmina within the same part of that unit (either urban or rural) is no treated as migration.

Low-level terms:

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Badań Demograficznych