Presentation on theme: "Geography Population Migration[Date] Today I will: - Understand some of the key terms used when describing the migration of people."— Presentation transcript:
Geography Population Migration[Date] Today I will: - Understand some of the key terms used when describing the migration of people
Geography Population Migration is the movement of people.
Geography Population Internal or External Internal – within a country (e.g. rural to urban or people moving to London) External – to another country (Emigrating) Voluntary or Forced Voluntary – E.g. West Indians to Britain at the end of the Empire, Polish people to Scotland in last 2 years. Forced – Refugees: war, natural disasters, those who are being persecuted. Can be whole communities Permanent or Semi-Permanent
Geography Population Examination questions on Migration tend to ask you to:Migration - Explain why people migrate (the push and pull factors) - Describe the effects of the migration on the 'losing' and 'receiving' countries or areas Push FactorsPull Factors
Geography Population UnemploymentAvailability of jobs Lack of services/amenitiesSafer atmosphere Crop failurePolitical security High taxationLess risk of natural disasters PovertyHigher standard of living Attractive climateWar UnemploymentHigher wages
Geography Population Group the following into Social, Economic, Environmental or Political factors for migration. Natural DisasterMarriage Racial PrejudiceNeed for a larger house Change in boundariesSoil erosion Ethnic cleansingHigh taxation FamineHigher standard of living Attractive climateWar UnemploymentHigher wages
Geography Population Read the Connections Textbook pages 74-77 Answer the questions on pages 75 and 77 in your jotter