The living standard gap between city and countryside is bigger and bigger. In my country, dozens of rural young people have been absorbed high salary and comfortable living in the big city. So more and more young people select to work in the city and abandon farming for a better future. In this essay we will examine the problem of the increasing living standard gap between city and countryside and the solutions, such as improving educational level and economy in the country.
The main reason is the different standard of education between the city and the countryside. Because of poverty, dozens of country students lose the chance to study at school. So country people’s educational level is too low to find jobs of high salary. Commonly high salary requires high educational level. Manual labor means low salary: therefore, the country people will be poorer. It will become a bad circle.
Another reason is that economic development is not balanced between city and countryside. Such as both Traffic and transport are not convenient, information to be received slowly and industrial institution is too simple, all of them are the direct and primary reasons to induce this kind of problem that the growth of countryside’s economy less than city’s.
As result of the gap in living standard between the city and the countryside, the outlook is somewhat grim. People already realize this problem exists and are trying to solve it.
For one solution, developed cities should spend plenty of money on building country schools and helping poor country family that they have the ability to support their children to go to school.
The second solution is uniting city and based on country conditions of nature to progress local economy specially. In most of the countryside, plenty of natural resources aren’t utilized and developed. On the contrary, developing cities need lots of resources. They can help each other.
The important thing is that developed cities should provide help to change the country, in order to reduce the living standard gap between the city and the countryside.