Presentation on theme: "Rural-to-urban migration’s Push Pull Theory By the end of this power point presentation, you will be able to: Define KEY TERMS: rural, urban, migration,"— Presentation transcript:
Rural-to-urban migration’s Push Pull Theory By the end of this power point presentation, you will be able to: Define KEY TERMS: rural, urban, migration, rural-to-urban migration and push - pull factors
Rural-to-urban migration Let’s break up this expression What does rural mean?
Rural means countryside.
Rural-to-urban migration What does urban mean?
Urban means city life.
Rural-to-urban migration What does migration mean?
Migration means the movement of people from one area or region to another
Rural-to-urban migration The movement of people from the countryside to the cities
1. Push Factors People want to get away from things they do not like in the countryside People migrate from one place to another for two reasons For some people, it is poor housing or inadequate health care for their children or a lack of poor schools, or no schools at all
For some people, it is to find better paying jobs to improve their living conditions. It also includes finding better schools for their children and better health care. 2. Pull Factors People are attracted to things they do like in the city
Finished already??? Try the bonus question
The following statements were all made by people that have moved from countryside areas to cities. State whether they were influenced by push factors, pull factors or both push & pull factors.
A friend offered me a job and a place to live in the city Push FactorPull FactorPush & Pull Factors 1
I was forced off my land. I had to leave! Push FactorPull FactorPush & Pull Factors 2
I moved into the city for the night-life Push FactorPull FactorPush & Pull Factors 3
My sons are ill. There are no doctors in our village but there are hospitals in the city Push FactorPull FactorPush & Pull Factors 4
PUSH & PULL!
Our village was washed away by floods Push FactorPull FactorPush & Pull Factors 5
My children had no chance to go to school in the country. There are schools in the city Push FactorPull FactorPush & Pull Factors 6
PUSH & PULL! Well done! The END
Self assessment Imagine that your are the head of your household Use the Push-Pull theory to decide why you would move from Franklin Township to a city What are reasons to push you from the suburb of Franklin? What are reasons to pull you to a city like New York, Boston, or Philadelphia?
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Now test yourself? What is meant rural? What is meant by urban? What is meant by migration What is rural-to-urban migration? What is a push factor? What is a pull factor? Give an example of a push factor for people to leave the rainforest Give an example of a pull factor for people to move to the cities