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    • pattern of migration
      • 17 percent are from black and ethnic communities
      • residents who are non-UK tend to settle in the gipton are harehills wards of the city
      • there was influx of migrants during the 1950's
      • Pakistani and Indian communities were represented during the 1950's
      • a large Irish community established themselves in the early 19th century
      • after the second wave of immigration in mid-twentieth century, the irish community numbered over 30000
      • after the second world war the city welcomed polish, Ukrainian and Hungarian refugees
      • in 2004  new arrivals from Lithuanian
      • around 89% of population of leeds were born in the UK
    • way of life
      • industry
        • the headquaters of ASDA and danish company ARLA are in Leeds.
        • it has a well-developed digital infrastructure
        • M&S opened there fist store
      • sport
        • the 2014 tour de france started in leeds with millions of spectators linning up
        • there are footbal and rugby teams as well as a cricket ground
      • new development
        • new buildings are being erected along the waterfront and canal
        • the council plans to build  affordable housing housing to tackle the issue of poverty
        • there has been a large scale re-development
      • surrounding area
        • the city close tot eh Yorkshire dales and north York moors national parks
    • chracteristics
      •  High proportion of young people (18% 15 and below) – shops/cafes/nightlife.
      • o   University – 30000 students, 7000 teachers in one.
      • o   Diversity – Between 1991 and 2011 – ethnic minority doubled in size.

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