Elasticity of demand for water in Khartoum, Sudan.

  title={Elasticity of demand for water in Khartoum, Sudan.},
  author={Sandy Cairncross and John Alexander Kinnear},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={34 2},
A survey of the quantities of water purchased from vendors in the squatter areas of Khartoum, Sudan, was used to assess the effect of the price charged for water and of household income on domestic water consumption. Households in two squatter communities--Meiyo and Karton Kassala--were studied by observation and by interview. In spite of the substantially higher charges, water consumption in Karton Kassala was as high as that in Meiyo. Households within these communities showed no tendency to… CONTINUE READING

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