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Internal Migration 1.

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Introduction

Internal Migration 1. * Internal Migration - This is the migration that takes place within a country. This is the commonest type of migration. Many thousands of people move house every year, often in the same region and often in the same urban area. As the distances increases the amount of internal migrants decreases. * Rural to Urban Migration - This is the movement from the countryside into the towns. This mainly happens in both LEDC'S and MEDC'S. In LEDC'S people move into the city's for employment mainly and health care and education. In MEDC'S this happened as a good example in the industrial revolution, when towns were developing and business booming. Many people left the countryside to work in coalmines, steelworks and shipyards... * Counter-Urbanisation - This is the movement of people from the urban areas, 'The inner city to the rural-urban fringe'. ...read more.

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This is because other areas have a lot more pull factors than Scotland. The Push factors of Scotland are: * Temperature - normally the coldest place in Britain * Isolation - being in Scotland isolates you from parts of England, which are good for business such as London. * Employment - employment there is quiet low * Standard of living - low compared to other parts of Britain. 3. The population of Bristol is growing because there are a lot of pull factors to Bristol such as: * Improved employment opportunities - there are a greater variety of jobs and higher pay packages in Bristol compared to rural areas. * Better choice and quality of housing compared to rural areas * Better standard of living compared to rural areas * University attracts internal migrants * More access to competitive brands compared to rural areas * Better business connections. ...read more.

Conclusion

* Expectations of improved housing with services such as water and electricity. * Improved quality of life and standard of living. * The availability of schools doctors hospitals and entertainment. * More reliable sources of food. * The experience of life in modern dynamic cities. The Push factors from the rural areas are: * Pressure on the land leaving to little food for people to live on. * Over population resulting from high birth rates. * Starvation as a result of too many people to meet with the demands on the food supplies. * Overgrazing and overcultivation causing soil erosion and limiting food produce. * Hard work, long hours and little pay for farmers. * Natural disasters such as drought, hurricanes floods and volcanic eruptions. * Dilapidated and poor quality housing. * Shortage of education, health and welfare abilities. * Lack of electricity, water and sewage services. * Lack of investments from governments, who spend most of their money in urban areas. * Few shops and entertainment. ...read more.

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