Medical insurance fund
Migrant, migration, to migrate – yimin
qianxi [literally, to migrate and change residence]
[literally, change one’s dwelling place]
The above Chinese words for “migration” imply long-term or permanent migration involving a move and a permanent change of residence and perhaps, in the Chinese case, a change of hukou or permanent population residence registration.
[literally flowing, as with water]
The term liudong is used for population or worker movement when the moves are not expected to be permanent or policy dictates that the move will not be permanent.
Migrant workers – liudong laogong
[literally, flowing or floating workers]