Internal Migration Case Study – Urbanisation in China

OCR Geography Specification B

What percentage of China's population lived in urban areas in 19990?
26%
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By 2006, this percentage had increased to what?
44%
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Push or Pull factor: The mechanisation of farming creating unemployment.
Push
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Higher wages in the city and low poverty. Push or Pull?
Pull
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More jobs due to more industries. Push or Pull?
Pull
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Shortage of services - education and taxes are collected locally. Push or Pull?
Push
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Lower wages and higher poverty is a push factor. In 2004, how many people in rural areas were in poverty?
26.1 million
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130 million people who left send money home to their families, increasing their income and avoiding poverty. Which?
A positive impact of urbanisation on rural areas
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It's usually the young people that migrate leaving an ageing population behind. Half of all Chinese people over 60 now lives without younger relative to look after them. You know the drill...
A negative impact of urbanisation on rural areas
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The increasing population causes more pollution and environmental damage. Over 270 cities in China have no water treatment plants so sewage is dumped straight into local rivers. That's right...
A negative impact of urbanisation on urban areas
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Urbanisation is being managed in China. In what year did China change its water supply system so it could cope with the increased sewage and pollution in urban areas, improving water quality and supply?
2001
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In what year was a pilot pension scheme introduced to give retired farmers a pension every month, raising income and reducing poverty in rural areas?
2009
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By 2006, this percentage had increased to what?

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44%

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Push or Pull factor: The mechanisation of farming creating unemployment.

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Higher wages in the city and low poverty. Push or Pull?

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More jobs due to more industries. Push or Pull?

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Mr A Gibson

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Basically this is good... because it makes you really thing and all the questions mean you have to know your stuff. This is one you could come back to again and again to memorise the facts.

Clemo3091

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IT DOESN'T WORK! I DID IT AND IT SAID I GOT "NaN%". HOW?

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