Flashcards in Location, Importance And Impacts Of Migration: London Deck (15):
Describe the location of London.
South East England on the river Thames
What happened in London from the 18th century onwards?
London’s importance as a centre of trade and commerce grew and new manufacturing industries developed
Which networks are focused on London?
Road and rail networks
Name the UKs two busiest airports.
Heathrow and Gatwick (both in London)
What do New York and London have in common?
They are the most important financial centres in the world
Name and example of how London is a national and international centre for culture.
The national theatre is in London
How do we know London is a national and international centre for education?
Imperial college, UCL and LSE are all in the top 25 universities in the world
What was London’s population in 2015?
When is London predicted to become a mega city?
Why do young people in their twenties and thirties move to London?
They are attracted to more job opportunities, higher pay and the perception of an exciting social life in London
In what way does migration have an impact on natural increase in London?
Younger people are more likely to have children. That leads to a higher rate of natural population increase.
Why do people migrate to London from overseas?
For employment - both highly skilled professionals and lower skilled employees
Name a London borough where the % non-white population is greater than 50%.
Where is there a large % of black population?