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INTER-DISTRICT MOBILITY IN PAKISTAN: A DISAGGREGATED ANALYSIS AT PROVINCE LEVEL

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Author(s): Ghulam Sarwar | Maqbool Hussain Sial

Journal: International Journal of Economics and Research
ISSN 2229-6158

Volume: 02;
Issue: 03;
Start page: 70;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Inter-district Migration | Education | Personal Characteristics

ABSTRACT
The present study examines patterns and determinants of inter-district migration in Pakistan at provincial level using LFS (2006-07) data. The empirical estimates show that age is concave in migration decision only for Punjab and Baluchistan and is linear for Sind and NWFP. Inter-district migration is an increasing function of education. In addition, females are found to be relatively more inclined in the direction of migration as compared to males all the provinces except NWFP. Finally, there is a positive relationship between marital status and likelihood of migration
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