People practicing open defecation, rural (% of rural population) - Country Ranking

Definition: People practicing open defecation refers to the percentage of the population defecating in the open, such as in fields, forest, bushes, open bodies of water, on beaches, in other open spaces or disposed of with solid waste.

Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation (http://www.wssinfo.org/).

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Eritrea 89.50 2015
2 Niger 86.30 2015
3 Somalia 82.70 2011
4 Chad 79.00 2015
5 Benin 75.60 2015
5 Djibouti 75.60 2015
7 Burkina Faso 74.70 2015
8 Togo 74.20 2015
9 Namibia 73.20 2015
10 Mauritania 69.00 2015
11 Liberia 68.00 2015
12 Solomon Islands 66.40 2015
13 São Tomé and Principe 66.30 2015
14 India 61.30 2015
15 Cambodia 59.90 2015
16 Sudan 59.20 2014
17 Angola 53.80 2015
18 Mozambique 52.00 2015
19 Madagascar 51.70 2015
20 Côte d'Ivoire 50.90 2015
21 Kiribati 48.80 2015
22 Bolivia 45.60 2015
23 Lesotho 43.40 2015
24 Cabo Verde 40.10 2015
24 Zimbabwe 40.10 2015
26 Nepal 37.50 2015
27 Lao PDR 37.20 2015
28 Timor-Leste 35.60 2015
29 Haiti 35.00 2015
30 Central African Republic 34.20 2015
31 Ethiopia 34.10 2015
32 Nigeria 33.80 2015
33 Ghana 33.70 2015
33 Sierra Leone 33.70 2015
35 Botswana 33.60 2015
36 Guinea-Bissau 32.70 2015
37 Yemen 31.50 2012
38 Indonesia 28.90 2015
39 Venezuela 28.60 2015
40 Mongolia 27.80 2015
41 Guinea 23.70 2015
42 Senegal 23.60 2015
43 Morocco 22.80 2015
44 Zambia 22.30 2015
45 Pakistan 21.40 2015
46 Peru 20.00 2015
46 Congo 20.00 2015
48 Suriname 18.10 2015
49 Afghanistan 17.40 2015
50 Swaziland 17.30 2015
51 Tanzania 16.80 2015
52 Dem. Rep. Congo 15.80 2015
53 Kenya 15.30 2015
54 Mali 14.50 2015
55 Dominica 14.40 2007
56 Nicaragua 14.20 2015
57 Colombia 14.10 2015
58 Brazil 13.30 2015
59 Papua New Guinea 12.60 2015
60 Cameroon 11.70 2015
61 Ecuador 10.80 2015
62 Honduras 10.50 2015
63 Philippines 10.40 2015
64 Guatemala 8.90 2015
65 Panama 8.60 2015
66 Uganda 8.10 2015
67 South Africa 7.90 2015
68 Tuvalu 7.30 2013
69 El Salvador 6.50 2015
70 Myanmar 6.40 2015
71 Dominican Republic 5.90 2015
72 Oman 5.30 2015
73 Equatorial Guinea 5.10 2015
74 Malawi 4.70 2015
75 The Gambia 4.30 2015
76 Mexico 4.00 2015
77 Gabon 3.90 2015
78 Bhutan 3.80 2015
79 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 3.50 2007
80 St. Kitts and Nevis 3.10 2007
81 Burundi 2.90 2015
82 Algeria 2.30 2015
82 Georgia 2.30 2015
84 Vanuatu 2.20 2015
85 Tunisia 2.10 2015
86 Rwanda 1.90 2015
86 Belize 1.90 2015
88 Bangladesh 1.80 2015
89 Cuba 1.60 2015
89 Macedonia 1.60 2015
89 China 1.60 2015
92 St. Lucia 1.40 2015
93 Jamaica 1.10 2015
93 Vietnam 1.10 2015
93 Chile 1.10 2015
96 Turkmenistan 0.90 2006
96 Russia 0.90 2015
98 Barbados 0.80 2015
99 Puerto Rico 0.70 2015
99 Comoros 0.70 2015
101 Seychelles 0.60 2015
101 Grenada 0.60 2015
101 Croatia 0.60 2015
104 Turkey 0.50 2015
105 Guyana 0.40 2015
106 Azerbaijan 0.30 2015
107 Mauritius 0.20 2015
107 Montenegro 0.20 2015
107 Trinidad and Tobago 0.20 2015
107 Serbia 0.20 2015
107 Lebanon 0.20 2015
107 Moldova 0.20 2015
113 Samoa 0.10 2015
113 Tajikistan 0.10 2015
115 Syrian Arab Republic 0.00 2015
115 Iraq 0.00 2015
115 Finland 0.00 2015
115 United Kingdom 0.00 2015
115 Cyprus 0.00 2015
115 United Arab Emirates 0.00 2015
115 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00 2015
115 Switzerland 0.00 2015
115 Slovenia 0.00 2015
115 Uruguay 0.00 2015
115 United States 0.00 2015
115 Poland 0.00 2015
115 Saudi Arabia 0.00 2015
115 Belgium 0.00 2015
115 Costa Rica 0.00 2015
115 Germany 0.00 2015
115 Armenia 0.00 2015
115 Luxembourg 0.00 2015
115 Malaysia 0.00 2015
115 Kazakhstan 0.00 2015
115 Albania 0.00 2015
115 Austria 0.00 2015
115 Czech Republic 0.00 2015
115 Andorra 0.00 2015
115 Bahrain 0.00 2015
115 Portugal 0.00 2015
115 Sri Lanka 0.00 2015
115 Greenland 0.00 2015
115 Netherlands 0.00 2015
115 Norway 0.00 2015
115 Jordan 0.00 2015
115 Denmark 0.00 2015
115 Egypt 0.00 2015
115 Kyrgyz Republic 0.00 2015
115 Australia 0.00 2015
115 The Bahamas 0.00 2015
115 Slovak Republic 0.00 2015
115 Ukraine 0.00 2013
115 Bulgaria 0.00 2015
115 Thailand 0.00 2015
115 Spain 0.00 2015
115 Japan 0.00 2015
115 Hungary 0.00 2015
115 Iran 0.00 2015
115 Malta 0.00 2015
115 Sweden 0.00 2015
115 Uzbekistan 0.00 2015
115 Argentina 0.00 2015
115 Belarus 0.00 2015
115 Latvia 0.00 2015
115 Iceland 0.00 2015
115 France 0.00 2015
115 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00 2011
115 Palau 0.00 2015
115 Greece 0.00 2015
115 Fiji 0.00 2015
115 Israel 0.00 2015
115 Italy 0.00 2015
115 New Caledonia 0.00 2015
115 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 0.00 2015
115 Paraguay 0.00 2015
115 Estonia 0.00 2015
115 Korea 0.00 2015
115 Kuwait 0.00 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual