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Table 1 Migration spells statistics

From: Left-behind children and return migration in China

  Average migration spell 0-1 year 1-3 years 3-5 years 5-8 years >8 years Sample size
   Percentage  
On-going migrants 6.88 13% 20% 19% 18% 31% 159
(5.59)
Return migrants 6.57 15% 26% 15% 12% 32% 125
(5.43)
All 6.74 14% 22% 17% 15% 31% 284
(5.51)
Sample size 284 40 63 49 43 89  
  1. Source: Wuwei 2008 Survey.
  2. Notes: Standard deviation in parenthesis.