internationa migration in the UK

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  • international migration in the UK
    • facts
      • NET migration in the UK has increased by more than 38% to 243,000 in 2013
      • from april 2013 - april 2014 more than 560,000 immigrants arrived In the UK
      • life expectancy for males is 75 and females is 80
      • population density is 245 square km.
    • where do people from the UK emigrate to?
      • Australia, USA, New Zealand
    • who immigrates to the UK?
      • 850,000 polish, 40,000 Chinese, 1,000,000 indian,180,000 americans.
    • what types of people emigrate from the UK?
      • business purposes
      • looking for better job opportunities
      • better lifestyle
      • lower living prices
    • push factors from the UK
      • social
        • vandalism, high crime rate, low police force, discrimination, racism and sexism
      • political
        • injustice, disagreements with the government
      • environmental
        • homelessness - high house: person ratio
      • economic
        • unemployment, privatisation - paying for hospital treatments to skip queues
    • pull factors to the UK
      • social
        • vaccinations and medication
      • environmental
        • rural land
        • resources
        • sanitary, clean water etc
      • economic
        • state benefits
        • free education
        • public transport access
        • affordable housing
      • political
        • safety, stable gov
        • NHS
    • positives of emigration
      • more jobs for the next generation
      • decrease in ageing population due to elderly moving abroad
    • positives of immigration
      • immigrants do the low skilled jobs Britons don't want to do
      • makes uk more multicultural
    • negatives of emigration
      • money earned abroad is not returning to the UK
      • lack of economically active workforce within the UK as they have emigrated
      • division of families - moved away and little contact
    • negatives of immigration
      • more resources left behind for people in the UK
      • increases host country population and density

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