Migration is about the movement of people from place to place. There are usually push factors and pull factors at work. Find out more about the reasons behind the trends and migration policy.
What is migration?
Migration is when people travel to a place for leisure purposes
Migration is when people don't like to travel
Migration is the movement of people from one place to another
What do you call it when someone leaves a country to find work/live elsewhere?
Moving away from an area to be closer to friends and family is:
A social factor
An economic factor
A political factor
Moving to a new location to find employment is:
What is a pull factor?
A factor in their own country, such as unemployment, that persuades someone away from where they are currently living
A factor in another country, such as quality of life, that encourages someone to move away from where they are currently living
When people are forced out of their homes and have to set up home in a new country or new location
After the world wars, migration to the UK from the commonwealth was encouraged because:
The UK needed more workers
The UK government got paid to house people
The UK needed more people in the army
The UK operates a points-based system for immigrants. This is:
To let in everyone who wants to immigrate into the UK
A way to help restrict immigration, yet allowing some people in depending on age and skills
A way to count immigration and emigration
Moving to a new location to escape from natural hazards is called:
An environmental factor
Moving to a new location to escape from war is called:
Which of the following is true of EU citizens?
They can migrate freely between other EU countries
They cannot migrate to other EU countries
They can migrate to other EU countries, but only for a year or less