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Concept

Name
Internal migrants
Description

Internal migrants are usual residents of New Zealand with different usual residences for different reference dates.

For usual residence one year ago, these are people aged one year and over who are usually resident in New Zealand at the time of the 2018 Census (6 March 2018) but lived at a different residence one year earlier (6 March 2017).

For usual residence five years ago, these are people aged five years and over who are usually resident in New Zealand at the time of the 2018 Census (6 March 2018) but lived at a different residence five years earlier (5 March 2013).