• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The extent, nature and cause of International Migration.

Extracts from this document...


The extent, nature and cause of International Migration * There are different types of migration, they are voluntary and forced. * There are different types of migrants; they are economic, refugees and asylum seekers. Forced Migration is that which people feel they must leave if they are to survive and feel safe e.g. Iraq, Afghanistan. Voluntary migration is when people feel they would like to find a place with a better life, but it is not vital for them to leave for their life e.g. England to Spain for the sunny weather. The general reason for people leaving their country is because there are poor conditions, poor government power and no future there. War has also in recent years been a reason to leave. MODELS OF MIGRATION There are a few different patterns of Migration PUSH/ PULL MODEL OF MIGRATION LEES (1966) MODEL OF MIGRATION STEPWISE MIGRATION MODEL The Stepwise migration model is a behavioural model developed from EG Ravensteins Laws (1885). ...read more.


Chinese people also moved onto Canada with a total of 400,000 Chinese people living there now. Two thirds of them live in Toronto and Vancouver which are the main cities of Canada. There is total global displacement of 27.4 million people, meaning that amount of people are migrants who have moved from place to place. 14.5 million of them are refugees. RECENT EVENTS One of the most recent major migration patterns occurred in Kosovo in 1999. This was because of the Serbia- Kosovo conflict which led to war. This then meant that half of Kosovo's population left the country. The most recent event is Afghanistan and Iraq. Due to poor government, depression and various other problems war has broken out in the two countries forcing many to leave, with India being one of the main places of refuge for them. PATTERNS Main places people migrate to are; * USA * India * France * Canada * Pakistan * Germany This is down to the fact of these places are either close to crisis areas e.g. ...read more.


This road led to an increase in mechanisation in the village, thus leading to a decrease in need for farm workers meaning even less jobs were available for the people living there. With a better income it meant farmers were given advice on how to create a bigger profit and money was spent on improving the area including a major improvement on the schools. This increased aspiration in the people, so they left for bigger and better things moving to the cities of Adana and the capital Ankura with some also moving to West Germany. A main place these people moved to was Pforzheim in Germany, which is an industrial town near to Stuttgart. There were many job vacancies here and people from Sakultuan came over to take jobs which people in Germany did not want. Since 1990 there have been 1.8 million Turks in Germany. This has left to major tensions between the Turks and Germans due to a conflict in culture. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Population & Settlement section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Population & Settlement essays

  1. Describe and explain the causes, patterns and consequences of international migration

    England banished thousands of convicts overseas, first to North America in the 17th and 18th centuries, and later to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries. This banishment was called transportation. Natural disasters, including floods and earthquakes, and political events, such as the creation of new political entities dominated by particular ethnic or religious groups, also lead to forced migrations.

  2. International Migration

    Help to develop areas and extract resources. Cultural exchange brings new skills and ideas. A strain on the country's resources, especially in the LEDCs. Increased unemployment. Need to provide housing, food, medical care, education. May increase racial tension, violence and discrimination.

  1. Unemployment In Pakistan.

    The government system is bad as well there fore it is hard to get the actual rate. 4 Employed labor force is defined as all persons of ten years of age and more who worked at least one hour during the reference period and were either "paid employees" or "self employed"5.

  2. The Pakistan Flag was designed by Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

    Climate Although the country is in the monsoon region, it is arid, except for the southern slopes of the Himalayas and the sub-Mountainous tract which have a rainfall from 76 to 127 cm. Balochistan is the driest part of the country with an average rainfall of 21 cm.

  1. Investigating the theory Tesco dominates shopping patterns in Purley

    Almost 48% travelled 0 to 2 miles to get to Purley. 26% travelled 3-5 miles, 10% travelled 6 to 8miles and a total of 16% moved more than 9 miles. These are evidence that not only people who lives in Purley travels to get to Purley centre.

  2. Labor Migration - Politics and Governance

    Thailand and Malaysia demanded Filipino laborers starting in the 1960s, while some were employed in Indonesia as loggers in the area of Kalimantan. On the Western hemisphere, specifically in Canada, immigration policies were liberated. This prompted for a more permanent migration.

  1. To What Extent did the Gradual Abandonment of the Maoist Development Paradigm Between the ...

    The issue that needs to be addressed is which measures to use. One obvious distinction that could immediately be made is that between physical and non-physical measures. This refers to the difference between the well-being of the body and the mind.

  2. Migration Patterns

    For this the government had provided good quality housing on the suburbs, but deliberately separated them from the centre of city they used to live in. This is a obviously a type of forced urban to rural migration, within the same city.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work