Unit 4 P4 Case Study

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Exam Question 1 Deprivation is the damaging lack of material benefits considered to be basic necessities in a society. A key statistic that stands out in the data is that Liverpool has 50% of very high levels of household deprivation. This shows that the biggest need for regeneration is in Liverpool by far. The deprivation in Liverpool could be due to the industrial decline suffered in Merseyside during the 1980’s. When a city suffers an industrial decline, there is often a rise in unemployment, and there will also be a lot of derelict and unused land left behind. This has been the case in many northern cities, such as Manchester. This could be compared to how Manchester has 25% of very high household deprivation, and only 5% of very low levels of household deprivation, because Manchester also suffered industrial decline. This therefore shows that cities…show more content…
This could be because Bristol has already undergone a regeneration process. This would mean that employment was quite good due to new businesses moving into the area, which would in turn lead to more money in the local economy. This is called the multiplier effect, and if a city manages to achieve it then they can be seen as successful. This could also be compared to London, as the levels of household deprivation are very similar. This could be due to the size of the city, as the population in London is huge and therefore the results are varied. Furthermore, because these two cities are very similar it could be said that there is a North/South divide, with the south being more beneficial because the government is there, which means that they are more likely to receive regeneration sooner. They are more likely to receive it sooner because they are closer to the capital, and this would result in more tourists coming to
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