Effects of Rural- Urban Migration

Effects on Rural-Urban migration:

  • Excessive unskilled laborers will be found everywhere.
  • Insufficient job for people

    Percentage of World Population- Urban/Rural

    Percentage of World Population- Urban/Rural (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • Lack of resources
  • Traffic congestion
  • Higher cost of living: Food and accommodation…
  • More unwanted environment events
  • Increasing crime rate
  • Lack of employment
  • Overcrowded population

Effects on Urban-Rural migration:

  • The birth rate will fall.
  • The elderly remain behind and contribute less to the economy.
  • The countryside begins to stagnate.
  • More crime rate
  • Less disposable income in the rural area shops may close down, roads deteriorate and houses may be abandoned
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