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Migracon In Mexico

October 7th, 2011

Overview Mexico Migration Migration can be defined as the transfer of population from one place of origin or departure to another receptor called or destination. Such movements are much in countries like Mexico. There are two types of migration, internal and external. Internal migration is one in which people change their organization, but always within the same country. In the outer, migrants traveling abroad. Mexico suffers from both types of migration. Often low-income people seeking to seek better fortune in other places where the dream seems a little closer to reality, either coming or not the country.

Since 1940, Mexico began to become more industrialized. It makes for being a country where rural populations predominated, change to a country where those urban populations prevail. When this process began, more than 70% of the population lived on small towns, less than 15 000 inhabitants. Mexico City had only 10% of the population of the country and followed the fourteen largest cities retained the same amount of people. Suddenly, in the 40s, Mexico City grew to 3 million inhabitants, although Guadalajara and Monterrey did not exceed half a million. These three cities have demonstrated high growth in its population. The country has a large urban structure, many cities are colloquial and Pachuca, Zacatecas, Queretaro and Oaxaca were displaced by cities with large industrial infrastructure (and most border) and Mexicali, Tijuana and Nuevo Laredo. In 1950 the population of Mexico City and was equivalent to that of the 19 cities that followed him in size.


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