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Meta Data Making sense of mobility Tanmoy Chakraborty with Debarshi Dasgupta

The united colours of India


NE in nearly every three Indians is a migrant—whether it is a Tripura
O IT graduate employed in Hyderabad or a woman from Jharkhand who
travels to work as a help in Delhi. For a nation on the move, it is Delhi
From there to here
ANY of the respondents in this list
and Mumbai (included in Maharashtra) that receive the largest share.
Industrialised Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab also draw in many.
M include people who have had to
move to India because of Partition and
the 1971 India-Pakistan war.
Top 10 migrant magnet states; people born outside their state of residence
(total population inside brackets) People born outside India but residing
here as per 2001 Census
Delhi Andhra Pradesh 23,315
5.31 Arunachal Pradesh 17,574
(13.85)
Assam 1,30,996
Uttar
Pradesh Bihar 2,12,015
Maharashtra 2 2.8 Chhattisgarh 28,861
7.75 (166) Delhi 2,78,854
1 Goa 9,759
(96.87)
Gujarat 58,744
3
Gujarat West Bengal Haryana 2,04,093
2.52 2.49 Himachal Pradesh 46,816
(50.67) (80.17) Jammu and Kashmir 22,744
4 Jharkhand 15,130
Haryana
Karnataka 41,701
2.6
(21.14) Kerala 51,940
6 Madhya Pradesh 57,340
5 Maharashtra 1,77,478
Madhya Pradesh Karnataka
Manipur 1,418
2.23 2.1 Mizoram 15,487
(60.34) (52.85) Nagaland 6,793
Orissa 46,610
Punjab 3,18,391
7 8
Rajasthan 86,306
Jharkhand Punjab
Sikkim 18,236
1.78 1.75
(26.94) (24.35) Tamil Nadu 1,70,387
Tripura 2,61,631
10 Uttar Pradesh 1,49,667
Uttarakhand 87,237
All figures are in million
9 Source: Census 2001 West Bengal 25,80,000

Other states People born outside their state of residence 54% of AIIMS grads from
the years 1989-2000
Rajasthan 1.730 Assam 0.516 Nagaland 0.086
Bihar 1.580 Kerala 0.412 Tripura 0.063
now live outside India.
Andhra Pradesh 1.020 Himachal 0.344 Sikkim 0.053
Chhattisgarh 0.969 Goa 0.264 Mizoram 0.039
Uttarakhand 0.867 Arunachal 0.171 Manipur 0.019 More than 75,000 Indian
Tamil Nadu 0.794 J&K 0.165 All figures are in million Jews now live in Israel,
Orissa 0.659 Meghalaya 0.092 Source: Census 2001 less than 7,000 in India.

18 23 August 2010 OUTLOOK