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1.4.1 Access to Basic Services

Definition

The proportion of the population with access to the following:

  1. Improved Sanitation Facilities
  2. Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies
  3. Improved Water Source
  4. Electricity

Data Source(s)

World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Household Energy Database. Retrieved from “https://www.who.int/airpollution/data/household-energy-database/en/

WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation. Retrieved from “https://washdata.org/data/household#!/tto

1.4.1 Access to Basic Services

 
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1.4.1 Access to Basic Services Sustainable Development Goals

1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere
1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere

1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Extreme poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 1990. While this is a remarkable achievement, one in five people in developing regions still live on less than $1.90 a day, and there are millions more who make little more than this daily amount, plus many people risk slipping back into poverty.

Poverty is more than the lack of income and resources to ensure a sustainable livelihood. Its manifestations include hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion as well as the lack of participation in decision-making. Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.

Related 1.4.1 Access to Basic Services Targets

1.4

By 2030, ensure that all men and women, in particular the poor and the vulnerable, have equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to basic services, ownership and control over land and other forms of property, inheritance, natural resources, appropriate new technology and financial services, including microfinance