MIGRATION: IMMIGRATION & EMIGRATION

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  • MIGRATION: IMMIGRATION & EMIGRATION
    • MIGRATION
      • the size & composition of the UK is influenced my migration
      • migration occurs because of 'pull' & 'push' factors
      • pull = factors that may attract a person to a new country e.g. education, jobs etc.
      • push = factors that may encourage someone to leave their home country e.g. war, poverty, lack of employment etc.
    • STATISTICS ON MIGRATION
      • 1961-1981 = 25,000
      • 1981-2001 = 70,000
      • 2001-2011 = 199,000
    • GLOBALISATION (how its affected UK)
      • the growing interconnectedness of societies across the world
      • more immigration from the EU - means uk has more choice of food & products, less jobs, more family diversity
      • more undocumented workers- 500,000 - 800,000
      • greater cultural diversity- hybrid families, people more aware of different cultures
      • changing families- extended, LATs etc.

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