Table 4 : Distribution of the population by sex, migration status and type, 1997
 
Migration statusand type
Number

% distribution

% share among

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total Population1/

60,748,538

50.1

49.9

100.0

100.0

Non-Migrants

57,589,469

50.4

49.6

95.3

94.3

Migrants

3,159,069

45.0

55.0

4.7

5.7

Total Migrants

3,159,069

45.0

55.0

100.0

100.0

Urban-Urban

226,510

47.5

52.5

7.6

6.9

Rural-Urban

424,844

50.7

49.3

15.2

12.0

Unknown2/ - Urban

22,387

46.4

53.6

0.7

0.7

Rural-Rural

1,247,293

46.2

53.8

40.5

38.6

Urban-Rural

1,173,868

42.2

57.8

34.8

39.1

Unknown2/ - Rural

64,167

26.9

73.1

1.2

2.7

 
Source : NSO; Migration Survey, 1997.
Note : 1/ Excluding persons whose migration status are unknown.
2/ Including persons who migrated from foreign countries.