South-South Migration and Remittances
By a rough estimate, in 2005, two of every five migrants in the world — some 78 million out of 191 million migrants — were residing in a developing country. Most of these migrants are likely to have come from other developing countries. However, the extent of migration between developing countries, called South-South migration, and the issues surrounding it remain poorly understood, largely because data on migration in developing countries are incomplete and unreliable.
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Tags: developing countries, international migration, remittances, south-south migration