MALAYSIAN DEMOGRAPHICS: URBAN-RURAL POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
By RHODA HABTEMICHAEL
General Characteristics of Agricultural, Industrial, and Information Age Urban-Rural Demographic Distributions
Agricultural Age Urban-Rural Population Distributio:
Rural populations: the majority of people lived in rural communities working on the land.
Industrial Age Urban-Rural Population Distributio:
Urban populations: in countries undergoing the industrial revolution, people moved to cities to work in factories. In developing South countries today, many people are moving to cities seeking (but not always finding) jobs and access to modern life, resulting in unmanageable cities and slums in many cases.
Information Age Urban-Rural Population Distribution:
Option for some to live in countryside, in an "electronic cottage," and be connected to work via electronic communications (computers, modem, and telephone lines); many people prefer to work at a central office some days, and at home other days, however.
Information/Data on Malaysian Urban-Rural Population Distribution : the labore force was 7.627 million (urban) in 1993, and 30% of the population is rural
Conclusions on Malaysia (Whether Primarily Agricultural, Industrial, or Information Age Re: Urban-Rural Population Distribution) : the population reflacts more industrial age. Becouse of their industrial revolution more people are living in the cities to work in industries, factories or work for themselves
Additional Online Sources on Malaysian Urban-Rural Population Distribution
Traditional Bibliographic Sources on Malaysian Urban-Rural Population Distribution
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