Population and Settlement

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Push Factors
Job shortages, low wages, poor standard of living, poor healthcare and education, being persecuted because of religion or politcal views, war, natural disasters, poor environment due to pollution or crime
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Pull Factors
More employment opportunities, higher wages, better standard of living, better healthcare and education, free to worship as they like or join any political party, no war, safe place with little crime or risk of natural disasters, cleaner environment
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Postive Impacts on Losing Region
Less pressure on services (e.g. hospitals and school), money is usually sent back by emigrants
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Negative Impacts on Losing Region
Labour shortage, skills shortage, ageing population
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Postive Impacts on Gaining Region
Bigger labour force, migrant workers pay taxes to help to fund services
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Negative Impacts on Gaining Region
Job competition, increased demand for services, some money earned by immigrants is sent home rather than spent in the destination country
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Factors that Influence Death Rate
Stage of development (MEDC/LEDC), healthcare facilities, PPD,
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Effects of Overpopulation
Services can't cope, children have to work to support family - miss out on education, housing shortages, overcrowding - health problems, food shortages, job shortages, increased poverty, increased waste & pollution, more natural resources used up
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More employment opportunities, higher wages, better standard of living, better healthcare and education, free to worship as they like or join any political party, no war, safe place with little crime or risk of natural disasters, cleaner environment

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Pull Factors

Card 3

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Less pressure on services (e.g. hospitals and school), money is usually sent back by emigrants

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Card 4

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Labour shortage, skills shortage, ageing population

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Card 5

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Bigger labour force, migrant workers pay taxes to help to fund services

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