Let's look at an issue that's been attracting plenty of headlines in the last few weeks; population growth. When you compare Australia to other countries we're not that crowded. But Australia is growing and there's now talk about whether or not that's a good thing. Sarah takes a look at how Aussies get to be Aussies and why population numbers can affect everyone.
A summary of the OECD's International Migration Outlook 2013 report that shows that Australia is one of the top three countries in the world in terms of: proportion of population born overseas; net migration inflow rate; proportion of foreign students in tertiary education; and share of working holiday makers worldwide.
From GTAV: Students explore issues associated with internal migration within China. They consider the disparity between rural and urban living standards as a driver for one of the largest population movements in recent world history. Students also explore the issues associated with the location of minorities in China and in particular the government sponsored Han migration into Xinjiang Province.
This module examines the rapid urbanisation, development and redevelopment that is occurring in many parts of China. Students will gain insights into the impact on rural migrants having to adjust to life in big cities and the displacement of many city dwellers due to rapid building development. Students will focus on people and some of the issues people face through conducting a mock interview and presenting possible solutions to accommodation shortages.
12 Canoes is a broadband website presenting, in an artistic, cultural and educational context, the stories, art and environment of the Yolngu people who live around the Arafura swamp in north-eastern Arnhem Land.
TeachersThis module looks at the urban process, its consequences and responses, with a focus on the megacity, Jakarta. It explores the pressure of an ever increasing population on housing and living conditions, and contemporary responses including urban planning.
RPSHS Geography Year 8's insight:
Teacher's notes and learning activities on Jakarta and the urban process
Well also in the news lately we've been hearing a lot from politicians about the best way to deal with asylum seekers. But amongst all the arguing it's easy to forget that we're actually talking about real people. We caught up with a family of refugees as they arrived in Australia for the first time. And as Alfie reports settling into a new life here can take a lot of organisation.
Where are the world's biggest Chinese and Indian immigrant communities? MORE Chinese people live outside mainland China than French people live in France, with some to be found in almost every country.
The two most populous countries in the world, India and China, are mentioned frequently when teaching population geography. However, it is typical in the United States to pass over these countries when discussing migration; this graphic shows the diasporas are quite extensive and highly influential.
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