Analysis of the Main Components in the Return of Urban Immigrants to Rural Origins

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.

2 MSc, Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.


Return migration is a process in which individuals experience migration and then return to their own country. The aim of this study is to investigate return migration to the rural areas. It is a functional study and its method is analysis and description. Its framework is a survey . The questionnaire is used for gathering data. The study is constructed at Ahar in the northeest of East Azarbaijan. Its statistical sample is return migration to the rural areas. Sampling is done using net and snowball methods. Its reliability and validity is more than %7Cronbach's alpha. Analysis of data is done by statistical description and analysis of main factors. Results show that there are different factors affecting return migration. Social cooperation, economic factor and development motivation are the most effective factors with 4.31, 3.77 special rates. Basic and structural factors had the least effect.


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