Urbanisation is the process whereby an increasing proportion of the population of a given area live in urban area. For your homework you need to study the graph above and answer the following question:

Describe the changes in the world’s urban population since 1950. (4)

Here are some tips:

  1. this is a 4 mark question this means to need to make at least 4 points.
  2. TEA – Trends, examples, anomalies. What’s the overall trend? Give examples of the data. Are their any anomalies.
  3. Think about the size of the world’s urban population in 1950 and how that as changed to the present day and how it will change in the future.
  4. the questions asks you about urban population so focus on that. You can describe how urban population changes in relation to rural population. Look at what changed around 201

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