Uneven Development - Migration (What are the different types of migration?…
Uneven Development - Migration
Economic Migration to the UK.
Most migrants pay tax which is good for the UK economy.
The employment rate in Poland is over 10 percent and they can earn up to 5 times more with most of there earnings going back to home.
Since 2004 over 1.5 million migrants have moved to the UK. 2 thirds of whom are polish.
What are the different types of migration?
Emigrant - A person who moves out of a country
Refugee - A person forced to move form there country of origin due to natural disasters or civil war
Immigrant - A person who moves into a different country
Economic migrant - A person who moves voluntarily to seek a better life
Displaced person - A person forced to move from their home but who stays in the country of origin
Middle East refugee crisis
11.5 percent of the Syrian population has been killed or injured in the war
In Syria a civil war has ragged since 2011. In five years the war has claimed 470000 lives
Four million have fled to set up camps in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.
In the last few years hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled there homes
In August 2015 Germany announced that it would process asylum claims who reached Germany
This sparked a mass exodus across Europe. Many more people left Syria to escape the war
It is estimated that 1.1 million migrants entered Germany in 2015
In March 2016, the EU and Turkey signed a deal to give Turkey political and economic benefits in return for taking back refugees and and migrants.