Poverty Mapping Project: Unsatisfied Basic Needs
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_UBN

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Summary
Abstract: The Unsatisfied Basic Needs dataset consists of measures of household level wellbeing and access to basic needs (such as adequate housing conditions, water, electricity, sanitation, education, and employment) for subnational administrative units of numerous countries in Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru. The ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide high spatial resolution subnational estimates of unsatisfied basic needs for use by a wide community for interdisciplinary studies of poverty, inequality and the environment.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 15.0   S: -60.0   E: -30.0   W: -90.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
Dataset Title: Poverty Mapping Project: Unsatisfied Basic Needs
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: vector , tabular
Online Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/povmap-unsatisfied-basic-...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Economic Commission
for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and the Trustees of Columbia
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_UBN

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: CSV
Fees: 0

Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: SHP
Fees: 0
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University (2005), Poverty Mapping Project: Global Subnational Infant Mortality Rates, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/povmap-global-subnational...
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-02
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