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Tuesday, 24 June 2008

The rural urban infrastructure divide...

A previous blog provided some information on the extent of income inequality, but as Central Statistical Office (CSO) noted last week , at the heart of this divide is unequal access to infrastructure. The chart below illustrates the rural urban divude in access to facilities / infrastructure.

Number of household with access to facilities within 5km

Source: Living Conditions Monitoring Survey Report 2006 (CSO Draft)


  1. And they didn't do the two that matter the most:

    health and education

  2. I'll check....but data on that is easily available I think.

    I'll have a look.


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