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A Geographic Study on Migration in Mandalay City
- This research is focused on migration in Mandalay City. According to the data gathered from Immigration and Population Department, 5 wards which have maximum numbers of immigrants and another 5 wards which have minimum numbers of immigrants were selected. The data required for this research were collected by using questionnaires from these 10 wards in five townships. Among these wards, sample of 1789 respondents, who were the immigrants in Mandalay City, were interviewed. The results showed that migration process depends on various reasons. Most of the responses showed that the immigrants wanted to get better environment of Mandalay City related to job, business, education and health opportunities and security.These factors directly influenced on the migration in Mandalay City. In that migration, both pull factors and push factors are interrelated.
May Thu Naing