gcse geography-urbanisation case study: china (push and pull factors)

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china's population-1.3 billion people

the proportion of people living in urban areas is increasing all the time

push and pull factors have caused urbanisation in China

Urbanisation in china is being caused by internal migration (people migrating with in the country) from rural in to urban areas (rural-urban migration) In 1990 around 26% of the population lived in Urban areas. By 2006 the  population of people living in urban areas increased to 44% ( over 550 million people)

push factors from rural areas

1) shortage of services- services like healthcare

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