What are the problems caused by rapid urban growth? (Environmental issues,…
What are the problems caused by rapid urban growth?
Access to water and electricity
Electricity and Water become more expensive.
Water becomes more germinated and unfit for drinking and cleaning.
Sanitary systems become less effective to due large masses to cater for.
Lack of healthcare services
Slow medical attention
Overflowing sewage systems
Leads to disease and infections spread from sewage systems.
People will arrive late to work, if they choose to travel via cars due to traffic.
More accidents will be caused by more cars on roads and other travel ways.
Poorer quality of education
Good quality, or private educations become more expensive and unobtainable
Uneducated: schools become full and therefore more expensive and competitive, leading to poorer and less intelligent families to not having an education.
Underemployment: better or more hardworking jobs have already been taken and people are given jobs that don't show their full ability.
Unemployment: workforce becomes more competitive and it therefore becomes harder to get a sustainable job.
More trees need to be cut down to make space for buildings, housing and an array of other kinds of architecture.
Pollution is created by factories , and other gasoline burning vehicles, such as cars and buses.
Light pollution, from all the bright lights emitted by buildings.
Noise pollution caused by masses of people in one area at one time.
Due to a lack of space, housing becomes smaller.
The more people, the more housing needed. To cater for more people, housing becomes lower quality and more "makeshift"