Rural issues

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A-level Geography G2 (2.6 - How are rural settlements changing and why?) Mind Map on Rural issues, created by RoryFlynn2 on 05/13/2013.

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Rural issues
1 Linguistic aspects
1.1 E.g. Wales
1.1.1 Main language Welsh
1.1.1.1 However almost faded out at one point
1.1.1.1.1 Loss of identity
1.2 Languages lost in the world
1.2.1 Result of globalisation + past colonialisation
2 Lack of facilities for residential care for elderlies
2.1 People have to move far from home
3 Affordable housing
3.1 Housing that costs x3/4 the annual income
3.2 Newly qualified teacher earns about £20,000 a year
3.2.1 Appropriate housing is therefore £80,000 - £90,000 a year
3.3 Why is rural housing so expensive?
3.3.1 Houses are scarce
3.3.1.1 Demand is rising
3.3.2 Commuters take up homes
3.3.3 Lots of people are interested in certain properties
3.3.3.1 Value increases
3.3.4 Not a lot of subsidised council housing
3.3.5 Villages become enclaves for well off people
4 Factors effecting the nature of rural settlements
4.1 Population
4.2 Social profile
4.3 Proximity to an urban area
5 Rurality definition
5.1 Area located outside of cities and towns

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