Where Did Our Young People Go? Migration of Youth from Kerala

Migration from Kerala to foreign countries for employment is not a new phenomenon, but a significant shift has recently occurred in the migration pattern, characterised by a notable increase in Kerala’s youth heading to various nations for higher education

Through the survey on “Youth Student Migration from Kerala” conducted in 2023 as part of the CPPR Youth Leadership Fellowship, among 104 student migrants, interviews with a few of their family members, and extensive secondary studies, valuable insights have emerged about the subject at hand.