A Survey of Availability and Distribution of Social Amenities and their Impacts on Urban and Rural Areas in Ondo West Government Area of Ondo State

1Orire, A.B & 2Adenegan, K.E
1Geography Department & 2Mathematics Department, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo.

There are uneven distribution and availability of different social amenities particularly in Ondo West Local Government Area, Ondo State.          Thus, this paper examines the survey of availability and distribution of social amenities and their impacts on urban and rural areas in Ondo state. One hundred questionnaires were administered and retrieved for the analysis. The data collected were analysed using T-test for the accuracy and proper understanding of the study. Through the survey, it was discovered that the availability and distribution of social amenities into different part of Ondo West Local Government Area was sectionalized and unevenly distributed. The social amenities generally decrease in quantity and quality from the core of the city to its peripheries. Therefore, it becomes imperative to find a sustainable solution for the provision of urban and rural social amenities and their Optimum Usage.         Therefore, it was suggested as part of recommendations that dwellers should make proper use of the social amenities available in the community. It is also recommended that government should provide needful social amenities to the dwellers and the private owners should have private enterprises which can increase social amenities.