Polish migration to the UK

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Q. What does 'emigrate' mean?
A. to leave one country to live in another for over a year
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Q. What does 'immigration' mean?
A. The movement of people into a country to live there
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Q. What does 'pull factor' mean?
A. Reasons why people move TO an area/country
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Q. What does 'push factor' mean?
A. Reasons why people move AWAY from an area/country
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Q. When did Poland join the EU?
A. 2004
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Q. What are 'economic migrants'?
A. People who move to find new jobs
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Q. What is an 'aging population'?
A. Where the proportion of people over 65 increases
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Q.How many Polish migrants moved to the UK between 2004 & 2007
A. 430,000
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Q. Give 2 PUSH factors FROM Poland
A. High unemployment and low GDP per capita of $12,700
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Q. Give 3 PULL factors to the UK
A, Low unemployment, GDP 0f $31,000, Better standard of living
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Q. How much do Polish migrants add to the UK economy?
A. £2.54 billion
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Q. What % of the UK's economic growth came from Polish migrants in 2006
A. 1%
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Q 80% of Polish migrants are 18-35. How does this help the UK?
A. Reduces the dependency ratio caused by aging population
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Q. Give 2 negative economic impacts of Polish immigration
A. Cost to schools and hospitals, policing costs in areas of tension
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Q. Give 2 social benefits
A. Polish are friendly and hard working, greater cultural awareness
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Q.Give 2 social problems
A. Some workers exploited by employers, tensions between migrants and UK residents
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Q. What does 'immigration' mean?

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