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Consequences of Migration

Consequences of Migration - 3 Economic Consequnces o This...

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Consequences of Migration These can be subdivided into 3 categories: 1. Demographic Consequences: o Changes in the numbers and distribution of people within a region are changed. o Intermarriages are created, leading to a new group of people. 2. Social Consequences: o Migration brings different people together leading to conflicts. o Migration however also creates understanding between different groups of people. o Rural-Urban migration creates ghettoes in cities.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Economic Consequnces: o This depends on the "quality" of the migrants and the economic needs of the origin and destination. Quality refers to skills, age, educational attainment, health etc. o In overpopulated areas, emigration is beneficial because it reduces the pressure on the land. o In underpopulated areas, emigration may slow down development....
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