Deindustrialisation in Detroit

  • Created by: emsvelho
  • Created on: 22-01-17 16:23

Deindustrialisation in Detroit, USA

Unemployment:

  • 17% unemployed
  • 29% economically inactive
  • These two figures are due to the global shift and thus, the disappearance of automobile industries in the city

Crime:

  • Life expectancy lowered by 30% due to rising gun crime
  • Drug-related crime formed the basis of the informal economy - Detroit is only 'switched on' to…

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