Theme 1: Challenges of Living in a Built Environment - Urbanisation

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  • Created on: 10-04-13 19:07

Definition: The movement of an increasing proportion of the world's population to live in urban areas.

Urbanisation is only occuring if the growth rate of cities is greater than the growth rate of the whole population.

Urbanisation is happening on a global scale. It is also happening on a regional scale in LEDCs.

Three Causes of Urbanisation in LEDCs

  • Rural-Urban Migration is occuring on a massive scale due to population pressure and lack of resources in rural areas. People from…


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