L1 2012 rural urban migrtation

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L1 2012 rural urban migrtation

  1. 1. WORLD CITIES Rural to Urban Migration Learning objectives: 1. Know what rural to urban migration is 2. Understand what leads people to migrate to urban areas and how their life changes LO: Rural to Urban Migration
  2. 2. • Watch this video – what are the reasons for rural to urban migration? Push and Pull? PUSH PULL LO: Rural to Urban Migration
  3. 3. Why are urban areas growing? • Cities are growing as a result of two factors; 1. Natural increase (high birth, low death rates) 60% 2. Rural Urban migration (30%) • Other factors to think about include; 1. Land reclassification form rural to urban (10%) 2. Slums dominate much of the city with huge populations LO: Rural to Urban Migration
  4. 4. Rapid growth of developing world cities • Poorest cities have the fastest growth rate in world, especially when one city dominates and attracts all people to it. E.G. being a centre of industry and therefore employment. • Much of the growth is in the form of slums. • Slum population will reach 1.4 billion by 2020. LO: Rural to Urban Migration
  5. 5. Rural – Urban Migration • Why do people still move if life in the city is not great? LO: Rural to Urban Migration
  6. 6. Rural – Urban Migration • Migrants will not make decision blind but know of a relative in the city. May know of a job available as well. • Majority who move are young and well skilled. • Despite problems migrants make the journey as they know its economically better in the city. LO: Rural to Urban Migration
  7. 7. History of Urbanisation • Growth of urban areas, on average Asian cities are larger and growing slower than African cities. • Watch the change here LO: Rural to Urban Migration
  8. 8. Rural Urban Migration • Read the Geofile and • 1. Write down the PUSH and PULL of rural to urban migration; • 2. Use the case study of Peru as a case study to make notes on and learn. PUSH PULL LO: Rural to Urban Migration

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