Migration to Birmingham

HideShow resource information

Migration to Birmingham

Advantages

  • Younger working population
  • Very ethnically diverse
  • International cultures bring businesses to these areas

Disadvantages

  • More demand on schools and other services
  • More houses are needed
  • Overcrowding (especially in the inner city)
  • Rural areas will have a concentration of older people in need of specialised services
  • Migrants usually live in the most deprived areas of the city

Evaluation

Migrants (international and national) move to Birmingham usually in search of work and live in the inner city where housing is cheaper. This provides Birmingham with a young working population put the rise in population creates a demand on services.

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Urban environments resources »