The process of urbanization in the history of humanity is extremely recent, and has as determinants the movement (emigration) of people from the countryside, to the different cities in search of new opportunities to develop the economy , since in the urban areas tend to have more jobs and opportunities than in the middle of rural areas where population density is very low. Urbanization as the name suggests is the process where people from rural or semi urban areas move to metro cities in search of better opportunities for growth and income however it has its advantages as well as disadvantages let’s look at some of those points.
The many benefits of urbanization come with a steep price tag if responsible urban planning does not precede development urbanization is inevitable due to technological advances and an increasing population. Disadvantages of urbanisation what impact did urbanisation have on london throughout the 18th century london in the 18th century brought about a revolution in urbanisation and the expansion of an urbanised city began in england and spread rapidly all around europe.
20 responses to pros and cons of urbanization lenrosen4 says: march 15, 2012 at 7:09 pm pros and cons of cities is an interesting piece the challenge we face is not one of choice for those in the developing world necessity is driving rural residents to urban settings explosive population growth in rural areas necessitates migration. Urbanization brings with it several consequences – both adverse and beneficial they impact on social and environmental areas adverse effects of urbanization there is increasing competition for facilities in urban areas, which results in several negative effects. Disadvantages of urbanization due to urbanization many people benefit but not all get the opportunities which results in those people doing illegal things like robbery, kidnapping, murder and so on and thus one can say that urbanization is party behind the increasing crime rates in big cities. Problems of urbanization urbanization, or urban drift is the physical growth of urban areas as a result of global change urbanization is also defined by the united nations as movement of people from rural to urban areas with population growth equating to urban migration.
Advantages of urbanization • cities are centers of industry, commerce, transportation, innovation, education, technological advances, and jobs • urban residents in many parts of the world tend to live longer than do rural residents, and have lower infant mortality and fertility rates. Bad housing conditions: the city gets over-populated and the demand for housing may lead to the building of houses in hastethis results in unsturdy. Disadvantages of urbanization • most urban areas are unsustainable systems the typical city depends on large non-urban areas for huge inputs of matter and energy resources, while it generates large outputs of waste matter and heat.
Urbanization, to be truthful, is an inevitable part of development, and it is our future but, unless it is strictly governed and conducted in an organized manner, this growth can only spiral out of control and create further problems than solutions. The typical city depends on large non-urban areas for huge inputs of matter and energy resources, while it generates large outputs of waste matter and heat • most cities lack vegetation destroyed vegetation could have absorbed air pollutants, given off oxygen, provided shade, reduced soil erosion, provided wildlife habitats, and offered aesthetic pleasure. Urbanization part ii: disadvantages by yuka akagi - eli blog on november 7, 2011 image courtesy of flickr although superior education, outstanding medical service, better job opportunities, and more convenient lives have always attracted people to tokyo, it has also resulted in overcrowding, and the worsening the quality of life living in.
Urbanization, or rather, unplanned urbanization has led to the creation of several problems cities in developing countries, in particular, are home to the neo-urban dwellers, and are seen to be bearing the maximum brunt of it all. Advantages and disadvantages of urbanization in malawi in malawi urbanization is defined as a process whereby the functions of a rural settlement increasingly become oriented towards non-agricultural activities (united nations malawi, 2011) malawi is rated as the fastest urbanizing country in the world with 20% of its population classified as urban and it is estimated that about 44% of the country’s population will be urban by 2015 (gondwe, feng & ayenagbo, 2011.
Disadvantages of urbanization: the rapid inflows of rural population to urban places give rise to housing problem and thus slums are developed in these places the decrease in rural population effects the agricultural productions due to shortage of workers in rural areas. Bad housing conditions: the city gets over-populated and the demand for housing may lead to the building of houses in hastethis results in unsturdy houses pollution:there will be a. Perhaps the worst part of urbanization is environmental pollution according to a who survey, the degree of air pollution contamination in tokyo exceeded the standards for measuring air pollution in fact, the people living in tokyo have been suffering since 1960 there is a lot of concern regarding air pollution in tokyo.