Population and Settlement

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What are some population influencers?
Birth Rate, Death Rate, Migration
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What influences Birth rate?
Women working more, high life expectancy, young popullation, better health care and education
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What influences Death rate?
Wars, poor health care, alcohol, disease, low life expectancy
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List some problems with Overpopulation in Nigeria.
not enough housing/congested roads/pollution/poor health care/food and water shortage/70% + live off less than $1 a day
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How are people dealing with Underpopulation in Australia?
Giving baby bonus - $5000 to encourage sex and children, and support families
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Why has the death rate fallen in Niger?
Better sanity supplies, improved healthcare and education, better living conditions, improved technology.
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Why has the death rate risen in Russia?
Alcohol drinking, heart disease, low life expectancy (M59 F72)
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Why might some people wish to migrate?
Unstable government, job oppotunities, conflict, war, nicer climate, more housing, advanced medial care and technology
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What is meant by Net migration?
The difference between immigrant and emmigrants leaving/entering a country within a year
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Give a named example of rural-urban migration.
China. Infrastructure in city/closer to ports/flat land/good climate for crops/big industry/transport/advanced medical care
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What are some issues with migration?
Language, discrimination, culture difference, struggle for housing.
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What is the 'Situation'?
The position in relation to surronding features
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What is the 'Site'?
The land on which something is built
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What is meant by the term 'Urban Sprawl' ?
It is the increasing percentage of population living in urban areas
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What is meant by the term 'Urbanisation' ?
The increase of people living in towns and cities
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List the order of a Burgess Land use model.
CBD, Inner City, Inner Suburb, Outer Suburb, Rural-Urban fringe.
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What is an LEDC cbd like?
Rich people, big houses, lots of industry
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What is an MEDC cbd like?
No/very little houses, shopping centres, transport links
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What is meant by a 'threshold population' ?
A minimum number of potential customers in order to earn a profit.
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Name a rural settlement and list some of it services.
Korodegaga Village/9 hamlets, 2 rivers, a mosque, school, hotel, forest for wood supply
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What influences Birth rate?

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Women working more, high life expectancy, young popullation, better health care and education

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What influences Death rate?

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List some problems with Overpopulation in Nigeria.

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How are people dealing with Underpopulation in Australia?

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