Urbanisation

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  • 1. urbanisation …is the process of urban growth leading to increasing numbers of people living in cities Urbanisation: What?
  • 2. Urbanisation: What?
  • 3. Urbanisation rates in the rich and poor world Urban dwellers in poor countries Urban dwellers in rich countries Rural dwellers in all countries time Urbanisation: When?
  • 4. time Urbanisation: When?
  • 5. Choropleth map showing % of urban population in different countries Urbanisation: Where?
  • 6. Poor countries Photo source: http://futurechallenges.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Migration-Rural.jpg Urbanisation: Why?
  • 7. Photo sourcehttp://scandasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Bangkok-Night.jpg Poor countries Urbanisation: Why?
  • 8. Poor countries Urbanisation: Why?
  • 9. Summary: Urbanisation in poor countries • Began in mid 20thC. Very rapid – 20% per year • Main cause is rural –urban migration • Difficult living conditions in rural areas • Concentration of jobs and modern services in cities. • High population increase amongst young migrants.
  • 10. Rich countries Urbanisation: Why?
  • 11. Rich countries Urbanisation: Why?
  • 12. Rich countries Urbanisation: Why?
  • 13. • 19thC towns grew rapidly during Industrial Revolution • New jobs in factories shipyards etc • Mechanization of farming led to rural job losses • Late 20th C saw urbanization slow down. Many left the city – counter-urbanization • Recent inner city redevelopments have begun to attract residents back to UK city centres. Summary: Urbanisation in rich countries
  • 14. Urbanisation rates in the rich and poor world Explain why the pace of urbanisation is different in the rich and poor world. Urban dwellers in poor countries Urban dwellers in rich countries Rural dwellers in all countries time
  • 15. BBC resources http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/world/06/urbanisation/html/ urbanisation.stm http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/a-history-of- urbanisation-in-britain/7811.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/1480.html
  • 16. Homework Write a short essay to answer the question "Why is the pace of urbanisation different in the rich and poor world? This task will be marked out of 9 like an exam question. 1/3 marks: You have given one relevant reason for urbanisation happening at different rates in poor and rich countries and begun to say why. 4/6 marks: You have given more than one reason and developed your answer in more detail using connectives such as "this is because". 7/9 marks: You have given examples of real places and carefully explained why urbanisation happens at different rates in rich and poor countries. Your spelling and grammar are very accurate.