Urbanisation

 

Key concepts: systems

Related concepts: Processes, sustainability



name

définition

LEDC

Less Economically Developed Country 

MEDC

More économicaly developed countries

Urbanisation

Urbanization refers to the population shift from rural to urban areas, the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas

rural

Countryside

slum

a squalid and overcrowded urban street or district inhabited by very poor people

   

Causes of urbanisation:

Urbanisation results in different patterns in different parts of the world.

 

Push Factors (reasons to leave a place)

Pull Factors (reasons to go to a place)

 

Slum/Squatter settlement:  

Problems of slums: Non-suitable housing, lack of clean water, lack of sanitation, bad road infrastructure, lack of lighting, no electricity.

A good case study to look at is Dharavi the slum is Mumbai India.

 

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