People practicing open defecation (% of 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 77.30 2015
2 Niger 72.80 2015
3 Chad 64.40 2015
4 Burkina Faso 55.10 2015
5 São Tomé and Principe 54.10 2015
6 Solomon Islands 53.70 2015
7 Benin 53.30 2015
8 Somalia 52.50 2011
9 Togo 51.70 2015
10 Namibia 48.50 2015
11 Liberia 47.80 2015
12 Cambodia 47.50 2015
13 Sudan 46.10 2014
14 India 44.40 2015
15 Madagascar 39.80 2015
16 Mozambique 39.50 2015
17 Kiribati 35.90 2015
18 Mauritania 34.60 2015
19 Lesotho 32.50 2015
20 Nepal 31.60 2015
21 Angola 30.30 2015
22 Ethiopia 28.60 2015
23 Zimbabwe 27.60 2015
24 Côte d'Ivoire 26.40 2015
25 Timor-Leste 26.10 2015
26 Nigeria 25.10 2015
27 Cabo Verde 23.90 2015
28 Sierra Leone 23.60 2015
29 Lao PDR 23.30 2015
30 Central African Republic 22.30 2015
31 Yemen 22.00 2012
32 Indonesia 20.40 2015
33 Djibouti 20.00 2015
34 Ghana 19.10 2015
35 Haiti 19.00 2015
36 Guinea-Bissau 17.30 2015
37 Bolivia 17.10 2015
38 Dominica 16.60 2007
39 Guinea 15.00 2015
40 Botswana 14.30 2015
41 Swaziland 13.90 2015
42 Zambia 13.70 2015
43 Senegal 13.60 2015
44 Pakistan 13.30 2015
45 Afghanistan 12.70 2015
46 Tanzania 12.10 2015
47 Kenya 12.00 2015
48 Papua New Guinea 11.50 2015
49 Dem. Rep. Congo 10.20 2015
50 Mali 9.50 2015
51 Morocco 9.10 2015
52 Mongolia 8.80 2015
53 Congo 8.00 2015
54 Philippines 7.30 2015
54 Nicaragua 7.30 2015
56 Uganda 7.20 2015
57 Suriname 6.30 2015
58 Cameroon 5.80 2015
59 Venezuela 5.40 2015
60 Guatemala 5.30 2015
61 Peru 5.20 2015
62 Honduras 4.80 2015
63 Colombia 4.40 2015
63 Equatorial Guinea 4.40 2015
63 Myanmar 4.40 2015
66 Tuvalu 4.30 2013
67 Malawi 4.20 2015
68 Ecuador 3.90 2015
69 South Africa 3.70 2015
70 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 3.50 2007
71 Panama 3.40 2015
72 Oman 3.30 2015
73 St. Kitts and Nevis 3.10 2007
74 Dominican Republic 2.80 2015
74 El Salvador 2.80 2015
76 Burundi 2.70 2015
77 St. Lucia 2.40 2015
77 Bhutan 2.40 2015
79 Brazil 2.10 2015
80 Vanuatu 1.90 2015
81 The Gambia 1.80 2015
81 Gabon 1.80 2015
83 Rwanda 1.60 2015
84 Argentina 1.30 2015
85 Bangladesh 1.20 2015
86 Georgia 1.10 2015
87 Belize 1.00 2015
87 Russia 1.00 2015
87 Grenada 1.00 2015
90 Algeria 0.80 2015
90 Jamaica 0.80 2015
90 Barbados 0.80 2015
90 Mexico 0.80 2015
94 Macedonia 0.70 2015
94 Puerto Rico 0.70 2015
94 Tunisia 0.70 2015
94 Comoros 0.70 2015
94 Vietnam 0.70 2015
94 China 0.70 2015
100 Seychelles 0.60 2015
100 Turkmenistan 0.60 2006
100 Cuba 0.60 2015
103 Croatia 0.40 2015
104 Guyana 0.30 2015
105 Trinidad and Tobago 0.20 2015
105 Lebanon 0.20 2015
105 Azerbaijan 0.20 2015
105 Sri Lanka 0.20 2015
109 Samoa 0.10 2015
109 Tajikistan 0.10 2015
109 Mauritius 0.10 2015
109 Costa Rica 0.10 2015
109 Serbia 0.10 2015
109 Montenegro 0.10 2015
109 Turkey 0.10 2015
109 Uruguay 0.10 2015
109 Chile 0.10 2015
109 Moldova 0.10 2015
119 New Caledonia 0.00 2015
119 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 0.00 2015
119 Paraguay 0.00 2015
119 Hungary 0.00 2015
119 Iran 0.00 2015
119 United States 0.00 2015
119 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00 2011
119 Latvia 0.00 2015
119 Sweden 0.00 2015
119 Uzbekistan 0.00 2015
119 Iceland 0.00 2015
119 France 0.00 2015
119 Andorra 0.00 2015
119 Bahrain 0.00 2015
119 Jordan 0.00 2015
119 Malta 0.00 2015
119 Belarus 0.00 2015
119 Estonia 0.00 2015
119 Czech Republic 0.00 2015
119 Korea 0.00 2015
119 Kuwait 0.00 2015
119 Armenia 0.00 2015
119 Germany 0.00 2015
119 Belgium 0.00 2015
119 Netherlands 0.00 2015
119 Norway 0.00 2015
119 Bulgaria 0.00 2015
119 Greece 0.00 2015
119 Portugal 0.00 2015
119 Greenland 0.00 2015
119 Palau 0.00 2015
119 Cyprus 0.00 2015
119 United Arab Emirates 0.00 2015
119 Poland 0.00 2015
119 Saudi Arabia 0.00 2015
119 Finland 0.00 2015
119 United Kingdom 0.00 2015
119 Iraq 0.00 2015
119 Syrian Arab Republic 0.00 2015
119 Kazakhstan 0.00 2015
119 Albania 0.00 2015
119 Austria 0.00 2015
119 Thailand 0.00 2015
119 Luxembourg 0.00 2015
119 Malaysia 0.00 2015
119 Australia 0.00 2015
119 The Bahamas 0.00 2015
119 Spain 0.00 2015
119 Japan 0.00 2015
119 Monaco 0.00 2015
119 Fiji 0.00 2015
119 Israel 0.00 2015
119 Italy 0.00 2015
119 Denmark 0.00 2015
119 Egypt 0.00 2015
119 Kyrgyz Republic 0.00 2015
119 Slovak Republic 0.00 2015
119 Ukraine 0.00 2013
119 Singapore 0.00 2015
119 Slovenia 0.00 2015
119 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00 2015
119 Switzerland 0.00 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual