High population density

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High population density

  1. 1. Case Studies High Population Densities
  2. 2. Calcutta What problems does Calcutta experience due to high population density? Watch and see.....
  3. 19. Calcutta <ul><ul><li>15 mil / poor / come from countryside in search of work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Problems </li></ul><ul><li>1 Overcrowding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poorly built houses / no toilet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Temp huts / street people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 Lack of open space </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leads to shanty towns/bustee (favela – in Brazil) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 Shortage clean water </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pressure / pumps break down / no clean water / disease </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 Pollution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open drains + litter piles in street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Noisy (traffic) + ugly (shanty towns) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 20. Hong Kong What problems does Hong Kong experience due to high population density? Watch and see.....

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