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  • n. A migration outwards.


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out- +‎ migration


  • The former is the rate of new “cases” during a given time period (e.g., how many new cases of TB diagnosed in a calendar year), the latter is the total number of “cases” at a particular time (e.g., new TB cases as well as ones diagnosed at an earlier time that have persisted, that is have not ceased to be cases because of cure, death, or outmigration from the population of interest).

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  • "Ultimately, Youth Access aims to help participants secure their place and future in our communities and combat on-going economic and social sustainability concerns, such as outmigration and youth retention-issues that face most of our rural communities in Nova Scotia." Current News - Top Stories

  • "It is by making sound choices in the coming years, both individually and as one team, that we will be able to remove the word 'outmigration' from our vocabularies in the same way that we removed the word 'have-not,'" Williams said during a speech.

    Progressive Bloggers

  • Mr. Vranich said that the outmigration could become "a stampede" in 2011.

    California Fleeing

  • Its outmigration rate over the last decade has been staggering.

    State races are vitally important this year. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • The decline in non-Hispanic white people is caused primarily by two things: a birth rate about half that of Hispanics and outmigration, says Gordon DeJong, professor of sociology and demography at Penn State University.

    Philadelphia gains, Pittsburgh shrinks in population

  • This outmigration slowed briefly following the onset of the Great Recession.

    Notable & Quotable

  • For more than 15 years, New York state has led the country in domestic outmigration: For every American who comes here, roughly two depart for other states.

    Notable & Quotable

  • For years, Illinois has been losing population not just to states in the South and West but also to its Rust Belt neighbors, including Indiana; Quinn's tax increase won't reverse that outmigration.

    Land of Delinquents

  • But lack of affordability itself is a problem; areas with the lowest affordability, including New York, also have suffered from high rates of domestic outmigration.

    North America's Fastest-Growing Cities


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