Urbanisation Key Words Definition

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National Migration
When people move to a city in the same country
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International Migration
When people move from one country to a city in another country
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Push factors
Things that encourage people to leave an area
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Pull factors
Things that encourage people to move to the city
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Formal Employment
Employment which is officially recognised for which employees pay tax to the government
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Informal Employment
Unofficial employment were jobs are neither taxed nor regulated by the government
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Urbanisation
The increase in the proportion of the population living in built-up urban areas
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Suburbanisation
The movement of people from the middle of the city to the edges
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De-industrialisation
The movement of manufacture out of an area
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De-population
The movement of people out of an area
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Counter-urbanisation
The movement of people away from large urban areas to smaller settlements and rural areas
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Regeneration
The revival of a city to promote re-urbanisation
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Re-urbanisation
The return of people from rural areas to urban areas
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When people move from one country to a city in another country

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International Migration

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Things that encourage people to leave an area

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Things that encourage people to move to the city

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Employment which is officially recognised for which employees pay tax to the government

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