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Urbanisation

- The process where an increasing proportion of the population lives in towns and cities.

- This leads to a decrease in the proportion of the population living in rural areas. 

-MEDC'S have a higher level of urbanisation than LEDC'S, which are predicted higher rates in the future.

- Its caused by:

Rural-Urban Migration: which is due to push/pull factors  Natural Increase: People who migrate are ususally young, and high birth rates exceed the falling death rates as a result of better medical care.

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Urbanisation

- The process where an increasing proportion of the population lives in towns and cities.

- This leads to a decrease in the proportion of the population living in rural areas. 

-MEDC'S have a higher level of urbanisation than LEDC'S, which are predicted higher rates in the future.

-It is caused by:-

-Rural-Urban Migration, which is due to push/pull factors

-Natural Increase: People who migrate are ususally young, and high birth rates exceed the falling death rates as a result of better medical care.

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Urbanisation

- The process where an increasing proportion of the population lives in towns and cities.

- This leads to a decrease in the proportion of the population living in rural areas. 

-MEDC'S have a higher level of urbanisation than LEDC'S, which are predicted higher rates in the future.

-It is caused by:-

-Rural-Urban Migration, which is due to push/pull factors

-Natural Increase: People who migrate are ususally young, and high birth rates exceed the falling death rates as a result of better medical care.

3 of 3

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