http://www.oas.org/usde/publications/Unit/oea36e/ch06.htm

Population and economy. In 1980 Saint Lucia had 118 961 inhabitants, over 12 000 more than in 1970. The population increased at an average rate of 1.59 ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/rural-area/

Jun 2, 2011 ... A rural areas population density is very low. Many people live in a city, or urban area. Their homes and businesses are located very close to ...

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/zpmq4j6/revision/1

There are different types of rural area, depending on how accessible they are to urban areas. Rural areas are subject to pressures caused by economic, ...

https://www.nap.edu/read/11140/chapter/10

Rural America encompasses a wide range of regional differences. Over the last 50 years, many rural areas have become more densely settled by acquiring new  ...

http://www.studylecturenotes.com/social-sciences/sociology/360-characteristics-of-rural-and-urban-community

Oct 16, 2012 ... Rural area is sparsely populated because many people leaves rural areas and settles in the urban areas for more facilities. These society has ...

http://www.yourarticlelibrary.com/sociology/rural-sociology/rural-community-top-10-characteristics-of-the-rural-community-explained/34968

The ten essential characteristics of the rural community are as follows: a. Size of ... of social interaction in rural areas is comparatively lower than in urban areas.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_settlement

The definition of a rural settlement depends on the country. In some countries, a rural settlement is any settlement in the areas defined as rural by a ...

https://study.com/academy/lesson/characteristics-of-rural-communities.html

Have you ever driven through a rural community? What did you notice? This lesson points out some of the characteristics of the rural communities...

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11442-015-1187-6

Mar 29, 2015 ... Based on multiple remote-sensing image interpretation and classification, and economic and social data, this study focused on rural settlement ...

https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/4422891/

Fourth, we expounded the characteristic of rural settlement expansion in scale, speed and types between 1979 and 2002, disclosed the gravity of rapid ...