Paper 2 Section A: urban challenges chapter 13

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By 2030 how many people will live in urban areas?
60%
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what is urbanisation?
when and increasing number of people come to live in cities.
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how many megacities were there in 1975?
4
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How many megacities are there now?
over 20
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where are the highest rates of urbanisation?
LICs in asia and africa
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what is the rate of natural increase in LICs
High
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what are the rates of urbanisation in Europe, North America and Oceania
Low because it has already been done.
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why has the rate of natural increase slowed down in LICs
The urban population is ageing.
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what is an NEC
A newly emerging economy, this means that a country, for example, Brazil, has had its urbanisation period earlier but is still not high-income or rich.
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what is population growth
the difference between birth and death rate
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what is natural increase and natural decrease.
natural increase is when the birth rate is higher than the death rate. natural decrease is when the death rate is higher than the birth rate.
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why are most of the megacities in asia?
asia hold half of the worlds population. 50% of people in china live in cities compared to 20% in 1980
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