Flashcards in Migration 2 Deck (16)
Positive social impacts on losing
Reduction in birth rate as mainly young males who leave the country
Positive social inspect on host country?
Cultural diversification and a more multi-ethnic society develops
Negative social impact on losing country?
Yeh the very young and old remain creating a vicious circle of decline
Negative social impact on host country?
Discrimination can develop against ethnic minorities
Social problems can develop due to predominance of young male migrants
What are the positive economic impacts on losing country?
Emigrants send money back to their families
If migrants return they take back new skills
Positive economic impacts on host country?
The host country acquire young energetic workers with enterprise
Unwanted jobs are filled by cheap labour
Negative economic impact on losing country?
Loses its most enterprising individuals
Inhabitants depend on remittances from the people who emigrated
Negative economic impact on host country?
Need to provide more resources (housing/schools) for migrants
Positive political impact on losing country?
Relief of shortage such as jobs /housing
Negative political impacts on losing country?
Growth of emigration culture
Negative political impacts on host country?
Increase pressure on resources such as housing
Negative environmental impacts on losing country?
Disease can spread (TB)
Negative environmental impacts on host country?
Congestion can develop in cities
What is rural to urban migration?
The movement of people from the country to the city
What are the push factors from rural areas?
Lack of jobs due to machinery
Lack of services
Crops destroyed by natural disaster
Houses may not have electricity or sewage