Afghanistan - People practicing open defecation

People practicing open defecation, rural (% of rural population)

People practicing open defecation, rural (% of rural population) in Afghanistan was 17.04 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 31.37 in 2001, while its lowest value was 17.04 in 2017.

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/).

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Year Value
2000 31.37
2001 31.37
2002 30.47
2003 29.58
2004 28.68
2005 27.79
2006 26.89
2007 26.00
2008 25.10
2009 24.21
2010 23.31
2011 22.42
2012 21.52
2013 20.62
2014 19.73
2015 18.83
2016 17.94
2017 17.04

People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population)

People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population) in Afghanistan was 0.00 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 7.14 in 2001, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 2016.

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/).

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Year Value
2000 7.14
2001 7.14
2002 6.64
2003 6.13
2004 5.63
2005 5.12
2006 4.62
2007 4.12
2008 3.61
2009 3.11
2010 2.60
2011 2.10
2012 1.60
2013 1.09
2014 0.59
2015 0.08
2016 0.00
2017 0.00

People practicing open defecation (% of population)

People practicing open defecation (% of population) in Afghanistan was 12.74 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 26.02 in 2000, while its lowest value was 12.74 in 2017.

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:

Year Value
2000 26.02
2001 26.00
2002 25.17
2003 24.34
2004 23.50
2005 22.64
2006 21.79
2007 20.94
2008 20.09
2009 19.24
2010 18.40
2011 17.55
2012 16.71
2013 15.86
2014 15.02
2015 14.18
2016 13.45
2017 12.74

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors