REASONS FOR THE CONCENTRATION OF INDUSTRIES IN URBAN CENTRES

REASONS FOR THE CONCENTRATION OF INDUSTRIES IN URBAN CENTRES. Reasons why many industries are located or concentrated in urban centres (cities and towns) include:

  • Large market: The presence of high population in urban centres provides a wide market for industrial products.

Availability of labour: The high population also provides both skilled and unskilled labour for the industries.

major reasons for the establishment and concentration of industries in cities and developed centres

Good transportation network: Urban centres are provided with well developed transport networks like roads, railways and airport.

Nearness to seaport and airports: This also contributes to the sitting of industries in urban centres.

Availability of finance: Easy access to loans from banks located in cities also contributes to the concentration of industries in the cities

Presence of infrastructural facilities: The presence of electricity, pipe-borne water and telephone also contributes to the concentration of industries in urban centres.

Reasons for Sitting Industries in Rural Areas in Nigeria

Development of rural areas,:The sitting of industries will lead to the development of rural areas.

To discourage rural-urban migration: When industries are located in rural areas, it will go a long way in discouraging the movement of people from rural areas to urban centres.

Provision of employment: Industries established in rural areas will provide employment for skilled and unskilled labour in rural areas.

 Increased production of goods: Industries that are located in rural areas will increase production of goods to the rural populace

Increased earnings for rural people: The rural people so employed in industries are able to earn more salaries from their places of work.

 Encourages urban-rural migration The sitting of industries in rural area will also attract the movement of people from the cities back to the rural areas, thereby de-congesting the cities.

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