UK - EFFECTS OF POPULATION CHANGE ON RURAL LANDSCAPE

Pop. decrease - where?
- Cumbria: a rural area in NW England, which includes Lake District National Park. - Pop. has decreased especially in western Cumbria.
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Pop. decrease - why?
- Fewer jobs - agriculture and manufacturing are big industries in Cumbria but they're both in decline.
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Pop. decrease - social effects
- Decrease in services. - School, shops and other businesses in some areas are closing.
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Pop. decrease - economic effects
- Unemployment is above national average in two of the seven districts in Cumbria.
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Pop. increase - where?
- North Somerset: mainly rural area in W England, close to Bristol. - Increase in pop. especially nr Bristol.
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Pop. increase - why?
- People are moving to quieter towns and villages with easy access to centre of Bristol.
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Pop. increase - social effects
- Roads are congested with people commuting to Bristol. - Services like schools are oversubscribed.
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Pop. increase - economic effects
- House prices are rising which risks pricing out locals.
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Pop. decrease - why?

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- Fewer jobs - agriculture and manufacturing are big industries in Cumbria but they're both in decline.

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Pop. decrease - social effects

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Pop. decrease - economic effects

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Pop. increase - where?

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