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Explained: Indian Migrants, Across India

The exodus of migrant workers from the cities following the announcement of the 21-day lockdown threw the spotlight on the vast number of labourers who live outside their home states. The total number of internal migrants in India, as per the 2011 census, is 45.36 crore or 37% of the country’s population. This includes inter-state migrants as well as migrants within each state, while the recent exodus is largely due to the movement of inter-state migrants. #ExpressExplained #Covid19 Follow Indian Express Covid-19 tracker ► Get the latest updates about COVID-19 ► Watch more videos: Explained: Why Bats Carry Viruses But Don't Fall Sick Themselves: Explained: Can You Get Coronavirus Infection From Your Food?: Explained: Why Everyone's Talking About The Aarogya Setu App: Subscribe to Indian Express: The Indian Express Online covers all latest and trending news across India, which includes political news, mobile launches, gadgets reviews, technology updates, Entertainment News, Bollywood news, public opinions and views on daily trends. Connect with us: Facebook: Twitter: Indian Express App: Official Website:
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