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Flashcards in MEDC V LEDC Urbanistaion Deck (7):
1

Which urbanised first?

MEDC

2

Which are urbanising the fastest?

LEDC's

3

What percentage of MEDC's population live in urban areas?

80%

4

Why is urbanisation in MEDC's unlikely to increase?

Better transport means people live further from work in cities
City centres are expensive
People can work from home
People want peace from country side

5

Why is the % of people living in LEDC cities likely to increase?

Pull of the city, jobs, medical care, schools, higher standards of living
Natural increase- young people are migrating and reproducing
Not enough jobs in rural areas

6

What are the problems of urbanisation in LEDC's?

Incorrect disposal of waste can pollute water cash bing cholera and typhoid
Industry is developing air pollution is increasing
Growth in car ownership led to traffic congestion problems

7

How can problems of urbanisation in LEDC's be reduced?

Waters can be incinerated
Recycle
Switch to cleaner sources of energy
Improve public transport

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