Geography Theme 1 Key Words

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Green Belt
A government policy used to prevent urban sprawl into the countryside.
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Catchment Area
The area from which a shop attracts its customers.
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Threshold
The number of customers needed before a shop or service becomes worthwhile.
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Convenience Goods
Items in your shopping that are bought regularly e.g. milk, eggs.
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Comparison Goods
Items that are not common on the shopping list and items that you would shop around for and look for the best prices e.g. TV, laptop.
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Remittance
The money sent back by workers to support their families.
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Sustainable Communities
Communities designed to have a minimum impact on the environment.
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Owner Occupied
Housing that is outright owned by the people who live in it.
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Privately Rented
An occupier pays rent to a private individual who owns the house.
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Social Housing (Council Rented)
Houses owned by the local authority, the occupier pays rent to them.
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Social Housing (Housing Associations)
Occupiers are member of the housing association and pay rent but also shares in the profit made by the association.
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The area from which a shop attracts its customers.

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Catchment Area

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The number of customers needed before a shop or service becomes worthwhile.

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Items in your shopping that are bought regularly e.g. milk, eggs.

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Card 5

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Items that are not common on the shopping list and items that you would shop around for and look for the best prices e.g. TV, laptop.

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