Growth of rural areas

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How do improvements in transport prompt growth?
Car ownership/ good public transport allows people and families to live further away from their place of work.
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How do improvements in standard of living prompt growth?
As people become better off and have access to one or more cars, they are able to live further away from their place of work. People tempted by better standards of living in rural areas.
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How do decreased sized households prompt growth?
Lower death rates, higher divorce rates and children leaving home earlier has meant greater demand for housing.
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How does dissatisfaction with urban lifestyles prompt growth?
Many urban areas are considered unsafe, polluted, expensive. Whilst rural areas are the opposite.
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How do improvements in technology prompt growth?
Possible for workers to work from home using internet, telecommuting.
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What are the 7 issues of rural development?
Urban sprawl with no green belt, need for more housing, industrial growth, recreational pressures, transport development, agricultural development, service development.
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As people become better off and have access to one or more cars, they are able to live further away from their place of work. People tempted by better standards of living in rural areas.

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