Internal migration and socio-economic achievement and mobility in Egypt

Dirasat Sukkaniyah. Jan-Mar 1983;10(64):3-26, [13-5].


PIP: An analysis of the relationship between internal migration and social mobility in Egypt is presented. Data are from a survey conducted in 1978 in selected urban and industrial communities and concern 3,538 male heads of households. The results indicate that if migrants have the requisite education and training, they can achieve a higher occupational status than their fathers. (summary in ARA)

MeSH terms

  • Africa
  • Africa, Northern
  • Demography
  • Developing Countries
  • Economics
  • Educational Status*
  • Egypt
  • Emigration and Immigration*
  • Health Workforce
  • Middle East
  • Occupations*
  • Population
  • Population Dynamics*
  • Social Change*
  • Social Class*
  • Socioeconomic Factors*