Standard of living in nations

VariableMeasurementEraSPSS codeNSource
Access to safe water% without access to safe water1980Water1_198038Kurian 1992 table 19
1995Water1_199545UN-HDR 1998 table 7
1998Water1_199843UN-HDR 2000 table 4
Piped water% dwellings with piped water1990Water2_199037??
Improved water sources% using improved water sources2000Water3_200064UN-HDR 2002 table 6
Adequate sanitation facilities % population using1999Sanitation_I99961UN-HDR 2001 table 6
Electricity % homes with electricity1984Electricity_198432Kurian 1992 table 185
Living spaceRooms per dwelling1988Rooms_198873Kurian 1992 table 183

Related topics: Income, Poverty, Nutrition
Related themes: Consumption, Economy, Wealth

The dataset States of Nations is about characteristics of countries in periods (macro variables). It is part of the World Database of Happiness. Developed for the identification of societal conditions for happiness, the source can also be used for other purposes.