Mumbai Case Study

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  • Created on: 31-01-18 17:31
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  • Mumbai - Megacity Case Study
    • Background
      • The commercial capital of India
        • India's finance centre due to its ports
      • Home to 17 million people
        • Due to Natural Increase and rural to urban migration
      • 600 new migrants arrive a day    
    • Factors causing rapid urbanisation
      • Push Factors
        • Low amount of jobs
        • Poverty
        • Mechanisation
        • Drought/Flooding
      • Pull Factors
        • Large amounts of jobs and opportunitiesavaliable
        • Global hub for communications
        • Promise of a better life
    • Impacts
      • Low average incomes
      • 60% live in poverty
      • Home to Dharavi
        • 2nd largest slum in Asia
      • High amounts of air pollution
      • Poor transport links
    • Dharavi
      • Largest slum in Asia
      • Home to 800,000 people
      • Close-Knit community
        • For many there, their home is their business
      • Lies on prime property
      • There is a toilet for every 1000 people
        • Meaning that there are low amounts of hygiene
      • Overcrowded

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