Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
NONMIGRANT indicates whether the household member was born in the place (village or city) where the DHS household interview took place. While it is possible for persons to move away from their place of birth and then move back, being born in the place of interview is a reasonable indicator of never having migrated.
Migration Variables -- TOPICS