People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban 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 São Tomé and Principe 47.50 2015
2 Eritrea 35.90 2015
3 Liberia 27.30 2015
4 Benin 24.90 2015
5 Sudan 20.40 2014
6 Namibia 20.30 2015
7 Kiribati 19.70 2015
8 Togo 18.00 2015
9 Madagascar 17.90 2015
10 Dominica 17.70 2007
11 Nigeria 15.50 2015
12 Cabo Verde 15.40 2015
13 Niger 14.30 2015
14 Chad 13.90 2015
15 Indonesia 13.10 2015
15 Mozambique 13.10 2015
17 Mauritania 11.60 2015
18 India 9.80 2015
19 Solomon Islands 9.50 2015
20 Burkina Faso 9.10 2015
21 Sierra Leone 8.40 2015
22 Haiti 7.70 2015
23 Ghana 6.80 2015
24 St. Lucia 6.70 2015
25 Timor-Leste 6.50 2015
26 Ethiopia 5.80 2015
27 Nepal 5.60 2015
27 Côte d'Ivoire 5.60 2015
29 Central African Republic 4.40 2015
30 Bolivia 4.00 2015
31 Papua New Guinea 3.80 2015
32 Djibouti 3.70 2015
33 Lesotho 3.60 2015
34 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 3.50 2007
35 Philippines 3.40 2015
35 Equatorial Guinea 3.40 2015
37 St. Kitts and Nevis 3.10 2007
38 Somalia 2.70 2011
38 Oman 2.70 2015
40 Kenya 2.60 2015
41 Nicaragua 2.50 2015
41 Dem. Rep. Congo 2.50 2015
41 Venezuela 2.50 2015
41 Yemen 2.50 2012
45 Uganda 2.20 2015
46 Mali 2.00 2015
46 Dominican Republic 2.00 2015
46 Tanzania 2.00 2015
49 Guatemala 1.90 2015
50 Congo 1.70 2015
50 Grenada 1.70 2015
52 Guinea-Bissau 1.60 2015
53 South Africa 1.50 2015
53 Tuvalu 1.50 2015
53 Gabon 1.50 2015
53 Colombia 1.50 2015
53 Burundi 1.50 2015
53 Zimbabwe 1.50 2015
59 Mongolia 1.40 2015
59 Argentina 1.40 2015
59 Swaziland 1.40 2015
62 Vanuatu 1.30 2015
62 Zambia 1.30 2015
62 Malawi 1.30 2015
65 Peru 1.10 2015
66 Lao PDR 1.00 2015
66 Russia 1.00 2015
66 Sri Lanka 1.00 2015
69 El Salvador 0.90 2015
70 Barbados 0.80 2015
70 Rwanda 0.80 2015
70 Panama 0.80 2015
70 Cameroon 0.80 2015
74 Comoros 0.70 2015
74 Puerto Rico 0.70 2015
76 Pakistan 0.60 2015
76 Seychelles 0.60 2015
76 Senegal 0.60 2015
79 Angola 0.50 2015
79 Jamaica 0.50 2015
79 Myanmar 0.50 2015
82 Cuba 0.40 2015
82 Guinea 0.40 2015
84 Suriname 0.30 2015
84 Croatia 0.30 2015
84 Turkmenistan 0.30 2006
87 Algeria 0.20 2015
87 Trinidad and Tobago 0.20 2015
87 Brazil 0.20 2015
87 Lebanon 0.20 2015
87 Costa Rica 0.20 2015
92 The Gambia 0.10 2015
92 Uruguay 0.10 2015
94 United States 0.00 2015
94 Albania 0.00 2015
94 Austria 0.00 2015
94 Honduras 0.00 2015
94 Kazakhstan 0.00 2015
94 Cambodia 0.00 2015
94 Luxembourg 0.00 2015
94 Malaysia 0.00 2015
94 Bulgaria 0.00 2015
94 Slovenia 0.00 2015
94 Latvia 0.00 2015
94 Montenegro 0.00 2015
94 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00 2011
94 Poland 0.00 2015
94 Saudi Arabia 0.00 2015
94 Bhutan 0.00 2015
94 France 0.00 2015
94 Iceland 0.00 2015
94 Sweden 0.00 2015
94 Uzbekistan 0.00 2015
94 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00 2015
94 Switzerland 0.00 2015
94 Finland 0.00 2015
94 United Kingdom 0.00 2015
94 Thailand 0.00 2015
94 Iraq 0.00 2015
94 Mauritius 0.00 2015
94 Syrian Arab Republic 0.00 2015
94 Tajikistan 0.00 2015
94 Tunisia 0.00 2015
94 United Arab Emirates 0.00 2015
94 Bangladesh 0.00 2015
94 Canada 0.00 2015
94 Cyprus 0.00 2015
94 Greece 0.00 2015
94 Spain 0.00 2015
94 Japan 0.00 2015
94 Mexico 0.00 2015
94 Palau 0.00 2015
94 Australia 0.00 2015
94 The Bahamas 0.00 2015
94 Singapore 0.00 2015
94 Serbia 0.00 2015
94 Georgia 0.00 2015
94 Morocco 0.00 2015
94 Macedonia 0.00 2015
94 Jordan 0.00 2015
94 Estonia 0.00 2015
94 Guyana 0.00 2015
94 Korea 0.00 2015
94 Kuwait 0.00 2015
94 China 0.00 2015
94 Denmark 0.00 2015
94 Egypt 0.00 2015
94 Monaco 0.00 2015
94 Samoa 0.00 2015
94 Afghanistan 0.00 2015
94 Kyrgyz Republic 0.00 2015
94 Slovak Republic 0.00 2015
94 Ukraine 0.00 2015
94 Vietnam 0.00 2015
94 Malta 0.00 2015
94 Fiji 0.00 2015
94 Israel 0.00 2015
94 Italy 0.00 2015
94 Belarus 0.00 2015
94 Ecuador 0.00 2015
94 Andorra 0.00 2015
94 Bahrain 0.00 2015
94 Botswana 0.00 2015
94 Czech Republic 0.00 2015
94 Germany 0.00 2015
94 Greenland 0.00 2015
94 Armenia 0.00 2015
94 Azerbaijan 0.00 2015
94 Belgium 0.00 2015
94 Belize 0.00 2015
94 Netherlands 0.00 2015
94 Norway 0.00 2015
94 Portugal 0.00 2015
94 Turkey 0.00 2015
94 Chile 0.00 2015
94 Hungary 0.00 2015
94 Iran 0.00 2015
94 Moldova 0.00 2015
94 New Caledonia 0.00 2015
94 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 0.00 2015
94 Paraguay 0.00 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual