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SEASONAL MIGRANT WORKERS

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Definition:
Seasonal migrant workers are persons employed by a country other than their own for only part of a year because the work they perform depends on seasonal conditions. They are a subcategory of foreign migrant workers.

Source Publication:
Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration, Revision 1, Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 58, United Nations, New York, 1998, Glossary.

Cross References:
Foreign migrant workers

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics - Migration statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, November 22, 2001