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Poverty Mapping Project: Unsatisfied Basic Needs

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. ... 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: 85.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-12-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27