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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015


Male Migration from Rural Andhra Pradesh to Mumbai: Does Socio Economic Matters?

Tadapatri Masthanaiah


Abstract: This study investigate the migrants socio economic and employment status at native place and their linkages with leads to the out migration. The present study is based on the quantitative data of 300 male migrant workers who were migrated from Andhra Pradesh to Bhiwandi city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. The data has been collected from 300 migrants, 100 each from Migrants never married, married but not staying with their wives and migrants married and staying with their wives. Descriptive statistic analysis has been used for the present study. Wealth index and Native wealth index has been constructed to understand the economic status of the migrants prior to migration. More than 70 percent of the migrants were belonging to rural areas of Andhra Pradesh. Landlessness, low wages, poor conditions and family responsibilities cited as major reasons for their migration. Nearly one-third of migrants [31 %] reported that they did not have any alternative at their native places. Similarly family tension has been found [43 %] reason for out migration among married migrants. An efforts should be made by government towards developing life skills, economic opportunities at rural areas in reducing the, rural-urban migration which in turn promotes livelihood in rural areas.


Keywords: Andhra Pradesh, rural-urban migration, socio-economic reasons, Mumbai


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,


Pages: 2638 - 2643

Male Migration from Rural Andhra Pradesh to Mumbai: Does Socio Economic Matters?


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Tadapatri Masthanaiah, "Male Migration from Rural Andhra Pradesh to Mumbai: Does Socio Economic Matters?", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB155979, Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015, 2638 - 2643, #ijsrnet

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