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G8 Migration: Cause and Effect of Migration

Examines the complexity of migration by analysing causes and effects, impact on place of origin and destination

Growth, Cities and Immigration

Impact on Destination

Impact on Destination



  • Cheap labour

  • Skilled labour

  • Cultural Diversity



  • Employment

  • Discrimination

  • Pressure on infrastructure

  • Loss of culture and traditions

  • Disease


Impact on Host Country



  • Remittances

  • Knowledge and skill flow: short-term migration can bring innovative ideas back to the home country.



  • Loss of skilled labour: Brain drain

  • Population decrease can have an impact on the economy

  • Family

Bangladeshi Migration

Hazardous Migration - Bangladeshi Migration

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