OCR Geography Case Studies- Population and Settlement

3 Case Studies- Population& Settlement:

- China's One Child Policy- Strategies to influence natural population change within a country

- UK Internal Migration- Migration from one region to another

- Dharavi, India- Urbanisation in an LEDC

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  • Created on: 09-04-12 14:49

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Case Study: China- One Child Policy (LEDC) ­ Strategies to influence NPC

Background Info:

Was established in 1979- only one child allowed for each couple

Positive Impacts:

A smaller population will be maintained

Fewer children means that more children will receive an education- this will raise China's
literacy rate


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Case Study: UK Internal Migration (MEDC)

Background Info:

Migration between regions is the result of difference in jobs and wages in the UK

UK- 12 areas called economic planning regions- each comprising several countries

London has seen the greatest loss of people while the south- west has attracted the most…

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Case Study: Dharavi, India (LEDC) ­ Urbanisation of an LEDC

Background Info:

Dharavi is spread out over 500 acres of land- largest slum in India

1 million people packed into 1 square mile

Located in the middle of Mumbai

Child labour- make only $50 a month- no education

Valuable land…

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Government has said that it will only legalize and relocate countries that are not polluting

Plans include getting people's opinions voiced


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