Demography » Urban-rural internal migration of young people: Urban-rural internal migration of young people

A change of residence from one settlement unit (urban or rural) to another (urban or rural) within Estonia by young (7–26 y. o.) people.

Urban settlements – cities, cities without municipal status and towns. Rural settlement – a small town or village.

Unit: number

Disaggregated by: year, type of departure settlement, type of destination settlement

Source: Statistics Estonia

Year
Type of settlement of departure Type of settlement of destination 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Urban settlement Urban settlement 3468 3304 3306 2688 3171 3741 2906 3149 3711
Urban settlement Rural settlements 3968 3667 3493 2924 3104 2812 3112 2406 1959
Urban settlement Total 7436 6971 6799 5612 6275 6553 6018 5555 5670
Rural settlements Urban settlement 3016 3134 3121 2686 3309 3497 2956 3068 3000
Rural settlements Rural settlements 2198 1915 1905 1696 1712 1715 1854 1363 1093
Rural settlements Total 5214 5049 5026 4382 5021 5212 4810 4431 4093
Total Urban settlement 6484 6438 6427 5374 6480 7238 5862 6217 6711
Total Rural settlements 6166 5582 5398 4620 4816 4527 4966 3769 3052
Total Total 12650 12020 11825 9994 11296 11765 10828 9986 9763