EU migration

  • Created by: Anya
  • Created on: 20-05-14 20:50

Poland to UK

More than half a million people moved from Poland to the UK between 2004-2007

Push factors (from Poland)

  • One of the highest rates of unemployment in Poland 
  • Less oppurtunities for young poles to be promoted or get a btter job
  • Salaries and wages are very low (one third of EU wage)
  • Housing shortages with low living standards (over 300 dwellings for 1000 people)

Pull factors (to UK)

  • More work and higher wages 
  • Exchange rate (pound worth more than Polish currency)
  • Polish


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