Kam Wing CHAN

Accurate Chinese migration statistics are notoriously hard to come by. United Nations researchers once called the Chinese floating population—the largest migrant group inside China—“statistically invisible.” While reforms to statistical reporting systems have begun to emerge, the concept of interregional migration in China remains difficult to record.

Any meaningful analysis of Chinese migration must begin with an understanding of the hukou (household registration) system and its relationship with migration. In China, migration

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:07-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Society and Social Welfare|Comments Off on Migration, Interregional (Qūjì rénkǒu liúdòng 区际人口流动)|Qūjì rénkǒu liúdòng 区际人口流动 (Migration, Interregional)

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