National Household Survey (NHS)

Components of migration (in and out), one year, of geographic area, name

Components of migration (in and out), one year refers to the in-migrants and out-migrants for different levels of geography considering a period of one year.

For components of migration (in and out), one year, in-migrants include persons who did not live in the specified geographic area one year before the reference date, but did live there on the reference date.

For components of migration (in and out), one year, out-migrants include persons who lived in the specified geographic area one year before the reference date, but did not live there on the reference date.

Persons included in the calculation of components of migration should be specified. In the National Household Survey 2011, 'Components of migration (in and out), one year' is reported for the population aged 1 year and over residing in Canada, in private households.

Geographic area refers to areas whose boundaries are specifically delimited in accordance with well-defined concepts and which, in total, cover the entire landmass of Canada. It excludes Canadian territorial enclaves abroad.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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