An urbanising world

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Migration
The long term movement of people (or animals) within or between countries.
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Emerging Countries
A country with high or medium human development.
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Developing Countries
A country with low human development.
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Projection
An estimate of future numbers or situation based on trend of the moment.
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Rural-Urban Migration
When people move from the countryside to the cities.
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Megacities
A very large city with a population of over 10 million.
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Primate Cities
The largest city in a country which dominates its economy, politics and often infrastructure
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Pull Factors
Something that attracts people to a place.
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Push Factors
Something that encourages people to leave a place.
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Socio-Economic Processes
Change with is related to people and jobs, money or trade.
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Formal Employment
Jobs were people work for regular pay, have employment rights and pay tax.
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Informal Employment
Unofficial work, often without regular pay and employment rights (or payment of taxes)
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Urban Economies
The structure of businesses and jobs in citys.
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A country with high or medium human development.

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Emerging Countries

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A country with low human development.

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An estimate of future numbers or situation based on trend of the moment.

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When people move from the countryside to the cities.

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