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Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code IT-1.1.1
Sub-theme Information Technology
Name Household access to land lines
Definition Access in terms of ownership of non-mobile telephones
Calculation/Formula Number of households owning non-mobile telephone / Total number of households x 100
Unit of Measure %
Range (eg Age) Households only (vs. Govt or business listings)
Assumptions Access to ICTs is key for economic and social development and is increasingly considered a basic right
Limitations Household figures basically impossible to come by outside of Census and DHS, therefore there will be gaps in these indicators
Purpose/Rationale Measures telecommunication access, and indirectly ability of govt agencies to reach population.
Policy Linkages National development plans (infrastructure) and disaster management plans.
Preferred Data Sources Census
Census - HIES - DHS tag Census
Primary Data Collection System Survey - National Statistics Office
Frequency of Data Collection 5 years
SPC Responsibility - Data Management Economic Development Division
Notes Must confirm this is a household value and does not include government and business listings
SPC Programme EDD
Numerator Number of households owning non-mobile telephone
Denominator Total number of households
Factor x 100