Fernando Antonio Ignacio González


This aim of this work is to analyze the situation of the Province of Misiones (Argentina) in terms of the access to improved water of its inhabitants, while discussing different existing theoretical proposals to quantify the phenomenon. Data from the Permanent Household Survey, Annual Survey of Urban Households, National Household Expenditure Survey and Research Project on Contemporary Argentine Society are used.

It is observed that Misiones has a higher percentage of people who do not have access to an improved water source, between 2011-2018. Worst indicators are also observed in terms of affordability, even though there are no significant differences in quality of supply. High levels of inequality are observed among those who manage to access improved water and those who do not.


Improved water; Misiones; Sustainable development goals

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