Which is More Fulfilling in Today's World?

? The population in urban areas is high, and they are generally thickly populated.

? The life in urban areas is always buzzing with people and activity.

? People are busy in their own lives and appear to be relatively indifferent towards one another.

? Diverse groups inhabit urban areas, which means people are more ready to accept differences in cultures, religions, sexual orientations, etc.

? People living in the urban areas have a modern lifestyle.

? Cities are crowded, houses are closely spaced, thus leaving less scope for privacy.

? Life in the urban areas is not very peaceful.

? Life is fast, there is greater competition. Life is fraught with stress and lifestyle diseases.

? There is easy availability of grocery, medical shops, and other essentials.

? The access to health care facilities is quick and easy.

? In urban areas, poverty rates are low and the standard of living is high.

? Due to the availability of good teaching staff, course material, technology, and other teaching aids, urban areas can provide education of higher quality.

? Urban areas have gyms, health clubs, parks, theaters, recreational centers, and other such facilities. Shopping and food malls and restaurants are commonplace.

? Urban living offers many job opportunities and several career options.

? Urban areas have better infrastructure and transport facilities.

? Due to the developments and high population, living costs in the urban areas are higher.

? Shops, schools, offices, hospitals, etc. are spread across the city. Hence the daily traveling for these reasons is comparatively less.

? Government funds and any form of help is quick to reach the urban areas.

? Due to greater opportunities for growth and the concentration of population, urban areas are preferred for developmental programs. Businesses are interested in investing in these areas.

? Agricultural land is lost in the construction of roads and buildings.

? To accommodate the rising population, trees are cut. Moreover, pollution levels in the urban areas are high. This leads to a rise in temperature. And there is environmental degradation.

? Due to advanced medical facilities, education, and higher levels of general awareness, the mortality rates in urban areas are low.

? People in urban areas are aware of the concepts of birth control and family planning, and take measures for the same. The average ages of marriage and childbirth are high.