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Unsatisfied Basic Needs (NBI) Per Municipality, Colombia, 1993

Description
This polygon dataset presents the percentage of households and persons in conditions of poverty or misery according to unsatisfied basic needs per municipality for 1993. The indicators evaluated are inadequate housing, housing with critical overcrowding, housing with inadequate services, households with high levels of economic dependence, and households with school-age children not enrolled in school. Data to generate this index comes from the 1995 census. The index ranges from 9.15% (being the best performance) to 100% (being the worst performance) and serves as a proxy measure to evaluate income-poverty. No data is available for the following Municipalities or Non-municipalized areas (dane unique identifier code in parenthesis): San Jose de Ure (23682), Tuchin (23815), Norosi (13490), Guachene (19300), Barranco Mina (94343), Mapiripana (94663), Puerto Colombia (94884), San Felipe (94883), La Guadalupe (94885), Cacahual (94886), Pana Pana (94887), and Morichal (94888).
Publisher
Instituto Geografico "Agustin Codazzi"
Place(s)
Colombia, South America, Northern Hemisphere, and Southern Hemisphere
Subject(s)
polygon, society , health , economy, Poverty., Basic needs., Quality of life. , Social indicators., Well-being., Economic indicators., Households, and Socioeconomic status
Year
1993-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Tufts
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