Impacts of Migration to the Source & Receiving Area
Denver Kunaka Last edited:November 11, 2020
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Migration has positive and negative impacts to both source and receiving area.
|Resources are relieved||Skill and Knowledge|
|Poverty and crime is lessened||Source of labour|
|Reduces Unemployment||Migrants willing to work for low wages or in unpleasant environment (cheap labour)|
|Money received from migrants to home country (remittances)||New cultures|
|Death rates fall||Increases GDP|
|Decision making is easier|
|Deprived Skill and Knowledge ( brain drain)||Strain on resources and food|
|GDP falls as most labour is transferred to receiving region||Growth of shanties & improper houses|
|Educated people leave||Crime increases|
|Elderly people left behind||Racial tensions e.g Xenophobia, genocide|
|Services deteriorate||Services are overcrowded|
|Push local people out of jobs|
|Birth rates decrease||High birth rates|
|Diseases and poverty|
|Money wasted to help the poor & less privileged.|
|Decision making is difficult|
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