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1

Positive social impacts on losing
Country?

Reduction in birth rate as mainly young males who leave the country

2

Positive social inspect on host country?

Cultural diversification and a more multi-ethnic society develops

3

Negative social impact on losing country?

Yeh the very young and old remain creating a vicious circle of decline

4

Negative social impact on host country?

Discrimination can develop against ethnic minorities

Social problems can develop due to predominance of young male migrants

5

What are the positive economic impacts on losing country?

Emigrants send money back to their families

If migrants return they take back new skills

6

Positive economic impacts on host country?

The host country acquire young energetic workers with enterprise

Unwanted jobs are filled by cheap labour

7

Negative economic impact on losing country?

Loses its most enterprising individuals

Inhabitants depend on remittances from the people who emigrated

8

Negative economic impact on host country?

Need to provide more resources (housing/schools) for migrants

9

Positive political impact on losing country?

Relief of shortage such as jobs /housing

10

Negative political impacts on losing country?

Growth of emigration culture

11

Negative political impacts on host country?

Increase pressure on resources such as housing

12

Negative environmental impacts on losing country?

Disease can spread (TB)

13

Negative environmental impacts on host country?

Congestion can develop in cities

14

What is rural to urban migration?

The movement of people from the country to the city

15

What are the push factors from rural areas?

Lack of jobs due to machinery
Lack of services
Poor education
Isolation
Crops destroyed by natural disaster
Houses may not have electricity or sewage

16

What are pull factors to urban areas?

Better job opportunities and better pay

Better education/ transport

Better access to services

Hope of better standard of living (sanitation and housing is better with electricity)

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