What are the positive and negative effects of urbanization?

Positive Effects of Urbanization:

  • Creation of employment opportunities
  • Technological and infrastructural advancements
  • Improved transportation and communication
  • Quality educational and medical facilities
  • Improved standards of living

Negative effects of urbanisation:

  • Population increase causes housing problems.
  • Overcrowding
  • Unemployment
  • Development of Slums
  • Water and Sanitation Problems
  • Poor Health and Spread of Diseases
  • Traffic Congestion
  • Urban Crime

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