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National Growth Rate Method with Varying Internal Migration Rate
The Bangladesh Development Studies
Vol. 21, No. 2 (June 1993), pp. 67-74
Published by: Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40795471
Page Count: 8
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The assumption of "uniform flow of internal migration" used in Rahman (1987) is generalised in this paper for cases when the flow of internal migration is increasing or even decreasing. In particular, the cases when the migration rate is proportional to the national population or to the regional population are analysed. Procedure for estimation of the migration rate and the pure migration are given. The formula for prediction of population is also provided. As an application of the procedure, migration to the Dhaka SMA is analysed with the help of Census data.
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