Urbanisation is a process where more and more people are moving to live in cities.
Rural-to-urban migration is a process in which people move from the country to towns.
Land use is the type of building or featues that are found in a particular area.
Function is the purpose of a particular are eg. for residents , for recreational use.
Urbanisation pull factors
It is usually when people are attracted tourban areas because of better prospects.
- better paid jobs, greater range of employment opportunities, jobs in companies.
- better medical care.
- better edcucation
- better living standard
Urbanisation -push factors
Rural to urban migration
- droughts -land can't suppost the because because of lack of water leads to crop failure.
- natural disasters - volcanoes, earthquakes, floods mean that people have to move out of their homes in rural ares.
- war/persecution - people forced to leave at gunpoint