Polish migration to the uk
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 8

Polish Migration to the UK PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 98 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Polish Migration to the UK. Evaluate the positive and negative impacts of international migration using one case study of a country within the European Union . Migration. The term used to describe. ‘ Movement of people from one locality, or country, to another.’.

Download Presentation

Polish Migration to the UK

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Polish migration to the uk

Polish Migration to the UK

Evaluate the positive and negative impacts of international migration using one case study of a country within the European Union.


Polish migration to the uk

Migration

The term used to describe

‘Movement of people from one locality, or country, to another.’

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Herb_Polski.svg


Polish migration to the uk

In this case study the migration is international, from one country to another.

International Migration

http://d-maps.com/index.php?lang=en


Polish migration to the uk

Pull Factors

These attract migrants to a different locality.

Vacancies for unskilled and semi-skilled workers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg


Polish migration to the uk

These encourage, or force, migrants to move from their original locality.

Push Factors

High

unemployment


Polish migration to the uk

In 2004, Poland joined the European Union, it was one of the so called A8 countries.

Czech Republic

Estonia

Hungary

Latvia

Lithuania

Poland

Slovakia

Slovenia

These countries had a standard of living which was 40% of the European average.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Europe.svg


Polish migration to the uk

The Treaty of Rome allows any European Union citizen to travel, work and settle within another member state.

Due to the difference in living standards there were fears of mass economic migration.

It was agreed that member states could limit migration from the A8 countries till 2011.

But, the UK agreed to accept migrants as long as they registered to work.


Polish migration to the uk

  • Around 50% of Polish migrants return home. Most remember where young people.

  • Economic crisis has resulted in a drop in the value of the pound, it is less cost-effective.

  • Current economic crisis has reduced job opportunities, whilst the Polish economy has continued to grow.

  • Wages in Poland have increased, but living costs have remained stable.

  • Major building projects require construction workers, such as stadia for the 2012 European Football Championship.

  • Missing home!

Situation now-


  • Login