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The migration of Turks has undoubtedly had a big influence on the composition of the German population. In the same way the population of many other European countries has been changed, especially by migration from their former colonies.

  • If only young people between the age of 20 and 35 decide to leave the Eastern Cape permanently, in what way would it bring about change in the population structure?

Activity 2:

To discuss other reasons for migration

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Migration: the past and the present

Between 1860 and 1911 large numbers of people from India were brought to the former British colony of Natal to work on the sugar plantations. Today their descendants still live mainly in Kwazulu-Natal, one of our country’s nine provinces.
The Islam faith was established in South Africa during the seventeenth century, amongst others by people who had been banned from the Dutch colonies, because they instigated rebellion against the colonial powers.
After gold was discovered on the Witwatersrand in the late nineteenth century, many Zulus moved to that area to work in the mines. This is one of the reasons why Zulu is still the home language of many citizens of the present Gauteng province.
The population of the American city of Miami is supplemented by Americans who choose to retire there, because they enjoy holiday weather all the year round without having to endure the cold of the more northerly states where they used to live.
Many South Africans have left the country over the past 15 years, settling in Australia, New Zealand or Canada. They believe that the salaries they earn there will never be matched in South Africa. Some of them even prefer the political dispensation in these countries.
In 1846 Ireland was stricken with disaster when the potato crop was a complete failure. Tens of thousands of people died of famine and misery, or emigrated. The Irish population dropped by two million.
Jamaica, an island in the Caribbean Ocean, was “discovered” by Columbus in 1494, and became a Spanish colony in 1509. The island, then called Santiago, was ruled by eight Spanish families. The original population, Indian Arowaks, were exterminated and replaced with African slaves.
Almost 90% of the Australian population live in the south-eastern part of the country. The interior, consisting mainly of steppes, desert and also salt desert, is practically uninhabitable.
Colonial governments found that the local populations of many African countries were unable or unwilling to engage in the new economy. As a result they imported workers from other parts of the world. For the same reason the British imported people from India to help build the railway line between Mombasa and Kampala (Uganda). The Indians remained there after their contracts had expired, and today they form the backbone of the entire East African economy.

Large scale emigration can influence countries in a very negative way.

If circumstances force people to leave the country of their birth permanently, it is often the most enterprising people, the entrepreneurs, who take the big step. The rest is often too scared to venture into the unknown. When the top human potential of the country of origin leave, it is often to the country’s further detriment.

Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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