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Relocation in India

Relocation Indians have been emigrating for centuries, to parts of the world as far-flung as South Africa, Guyana, Britain, the UAE and Fiji. In comparison, the number of immigrants is small. India’s net migration (the number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants) is at -460,000 per year. This represents a low proportion of the country’s vast population. The net migration rate is -0.05 migrants per 1,000 population, putting it in 112th place out of the 222 territories in the world.

In terms of internal migration, India has a high rate of urbanisation, though few people live in cities. An annual average of 2.47% of the population move to India’s urban and suburban areas, adding to the 31.3% of the population who currently live in a city or town. (source: CIA World Factbook).


 

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Moving to India

If you are considering moving to India or are soon to depart, you can find helpful information and advice in the Expat Briefing dedicated Indian section including; details of immigration and visas, Indian forums, Indian event listings and service providers in India.

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Living in India

From your safety to shoppingliving in India can yield great benefits as well as occasional drawbacks.  Find your feet and stay abreast of the latest developments affecting expats in India with relevant news and up-to-date information.

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Working in India

Working in India can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements. Find out about visas and passports, owning and operating a company in India, and general Indian culture of the labour market.

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