All figures are calculated on a per 1,000 resident population basis, and rural/urban averages are provided for comparison purposes.
Long-Term International Migration data include those people defined as moving to a country other than that of his or her usual residence for a period of at least a year, so that the country of destination effectively becomes his or her new country of usual residence.
Inflow data include those persons arriving or returning from abroad to take up residence in a country for a period of at least 12 months. Outflow data include those persons leaving their country of usual residence to take up residence in another country for a period of at least 12 months.
Short-Term International Inflow data is defined as those people who move to a country other than that of his or her usual residence for a period of at least three months but less than a year (twelve months) except in cases where the movement to that country is for purposes of recreation, holiday, visits to friends and relatives, business, medical treatment or religious pilgrimage.