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Transcript of Urbanisation
Images from Shutterstock.com Causes of Urbanisation Why is Urbanisation a global issue? Growth of cities, growth in development and population
Inequality between citizens
destruction of natural habitat for wildlife
increased amounts of smoke
.Limited water supply Processes involved What is Urbanisation? Urbanisation is the process by which the proportion of a countries population in urban areas increases.
More than half of the world’s 6.6 billion people, live in urban areas, crowded into 3 percent of the earth’s land area. • The migration of an increasing proportion of rural dwellers into cities because of:
Better living standards
Country dwellers move to urban areas, search of a better life with more opportunities Impacts of Urbanisation • Strain on planetary resources, especially non-renewable resources
Growth of product use
Increase global warming
More pollution is created
. Smoke inhalation
Deaths Resolutions After ~URBANISATION~
By Catriona Chow and Johanna Yan
Ms. Hartemink Before Provide job opportunities in rural area
Better transport systems in rural areas References / Bibloigraphy "The Process Of Urbanization." Angelfire: Welcome to Angelfire. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2012. <http://www.angelfire.com/ky/urbz/urbz3.html>.
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"Urban runoff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_runoff>. Statistics • more than half of the world’s 6.6 billion people live in urban areas, crowded into 3 percent of the earth’s land area
• In Africa and Asia where urbanization is still considerably lower (40 percent), both are expected to be 54 percent urban by 2025
• In 2000, 47%. of the world population was urban
• More than half of the world’s population will be living in urban areas by 2008
• By 2030, it is expected that 60% of the world population will live in urban areas. People move into urban areas
better living standards and greater job opportunities.
Lack of resources and facilities in rural areas move into the cities for a cleaner, fresher environment.
more employment in the cities.
Traffic jams, pollution, and higher crime rates Urbanised China Sewage, Trash and Pollution