Dominican Republic - People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population)
People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population) in Dominican Republic was 2.09 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 2.09 in 2015, while its lowest value was 2.03 in 2000.
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/).
Aggregation method: Weighted average
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Risk factors