Impacts of in-migration

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  • Implications of migration on areas of in-migration
    • Demands put on services such as education, health and housing provision. Takes time to address new needs.
    • LEDCs- difficult to find affordable housing- many live illegally in informal housing
    • MEDCs migrants often end up living in over crowded, poor quality housing
    • Worst problems often associated with refugees ed. People from Dafar region to Chad- Chad one of poorest countries and and can't provide even the most basic services..
    • If migrants can gain employment- can add to economy. Turkish
      • migrants played vital role in the rebuilding of German Economy after WW2.
      • UK- West Indians did the smae
        • Willing to fill low wage, low skilled jobs loclas unwillling to do.
          • Kept wage inflation low
          • Spent money in new country, increasing economy, paid tax. East Europeans contributed 2.54bm/yr to uk economy and 1% to ec. growth
    • New migrants eventually develop own services in community eg Indian, Chinese restaurants and shops service Polish community in Belfast
    • Remittances- sending money home- so less spending in dest.
    • migrants come when there are lots of jobs but when there is a shortage migrants have adv. because they will accept lower wages
      • Increased unemployment in locals- resentment
        • Germany tried to repatriate Turkish when unemployment increased.
    • Migrants change communities, esp. if they are numerous, look different, have different language or live in segregated groups
      • Local community feel threatened =locals move away
      • Migrants often are young families so causes problems in schools due to language
      • Different behaviours not accepted, prejudice and racism
        • Petrol bombng in Belfast
      • Impact on social stability
        • Implications of migration on areas of in-migration
          • Demands put on services such as education, health and housing provision. Takes time to address new needs.
          • LEDCs- difficult to find affordable housing- many live illegally in informal housing
          • MEDCs migrants often end up living in over crowded, poor quality housing
          • Worst problems often associated with refugees ed. People from Dafar region to Chad- Chad one of poorest countries and and can't provide even the most basic services..
          • If migrants can gain employment- can add to economy. Turkish
            • migrants played vital role in the rebuilding of German Economy after WW2.
            • UK- West Indians did the smae
              • Willing to fill low wage, low skilled jobs loclas unwillling to do.
                • Kept wage inflation low
                • Spent money in new country, increasing economy, paid tax. East Europeans contributed 2.54bm/yr to uk economy and 1% to ec. growth
          • New migrants eventually develop own services in community eg Indian, Chinese restaurants and shops service Polish community in Belfast
          • Remittances- sending money home- so less spending in dest.
          • migrants come when there are lots of jobs but when there is a shortage migrants have adv. because they will accept lower wages
            • Increased unemployment in locals- resentment
              • Germany tried to repatriate Turkish when unemployment increased.
          • Migrants change communities, esp. if they are numerous, look different, have different language or live in segregated groups
            • Local community feel threatened =locals move away
            • Migrants often are young families so causes problems in schools due to language
            • Different behaviours not accepted, prejudice and racism
              • Petrol bombng in Belfast
            • Impact on social stability

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