Urbanisation

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  • Urbanisation
    • It is the growth in the proportion of a countrys population living in urban areas.
    • it happens faster in poorer countries
      • in rich countries most of the population are living there already
    • It is caused by Rural-Urban Migration - this is the movement of people from the countryside to the cities.
      • PUSH FACTORS
        • Lack of schools
        • Lack of health care
        • Lack of clean/fresh water
        • Few job prospects
      • PULL FACTORS
        • Chance of education
        • chance of health care
        • Piped water
        • wide range of jobs

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