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

People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population) in Benin was 28.05 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 38.52 in 2000, while its lowest value was 28.05 in 2015.

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 38.52
2001 37.82
2002 37.13
2003 36.43
2004 35.73
2005 35.03
2006 34.33
2007 33.64
2008 32.94
2009 32.24
2010 31.54
2011 30.84
2012 30.15
2013 29.45
2014 28.75
2015 28.05

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors