Geography: China Urbanisation

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Push: how many people were UNEMPLOYED in 2004?
150 million
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Push: how many people suffered from POVERTY?
26 million - also due to low wages
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Push: what is a cause of migration in 2002?
1.1 million children could not attend school
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Pull: the average wage was...?
3 times higher than in rural areas
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Pull: 3 pull factors?
Better healthcare, better services, better education
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Impacts, rural -positive: people who migrated did what?
130 million people sent money home to families to avoid poverty
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Negative: an impact in rural area?
Ageing population - due to the young leaving and the old staying
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Impacts, Urban - positive: what helped improve the economy?
And increase in demand + more workers increased the income in urban areas
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Negative: what was a negative effect as a result of more people moving to an urban area?
More population = more pollution, over 250 cities In china have no water treatment plants so waste goes into rivers
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Management - Urban: in 2001, what management plan did China introduce?
China changed water supply systems to cope with the increased sewage and pollution
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Management - rural:in 2009, what management did China introduce in rural areas?
A pension scheme to give retired farmers a pension every month
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