Banerjee, Sudeshna and Diallo, Amadou and Wodon, Quentin (2007): Measuring trends in access to modern infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa: Results from Demographic and Health Surveys. Published in: e-Findings (World Bank Africa Region) No. 281 (October 2007): pp. 1-6.
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This short dissemination note provides a synthesis of key results from a recent study on access to infrastructure services in Africa. Using Demographic and Health Surveys from 22 countries that have conducted at least two such surveys between 1990 and 2005, we provide comparable estimates over time of access to electricity, piped water, flush toilets, and landline telephones. In addition to national, urban, and rural trends in access, we also provide a distributional analysis of how access rates have evolved between 1990 and 2005.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Measuring trends in access to modern infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa: Results from Demographic and Health Surveys|
|Keywords:||Electricity; piped water; flush toilets; landline phones; access rates; Africa|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H54 - Infrastructures; Other Public Investment and Capital Stock
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I30 - General
|Depositing User:||Quentin Wodon|
|Date Deposited:||14. Sep 2008 05:24|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 04:57|
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Diallo, A. and Q. Wodon, 2007, Demographic Transition Towards Smaller Household Sizes and Basic Infrastructure Needs in Developing Countries, Economics Bulletin, 15(11): 1-11.