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

People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population) in Eritrea was 32.90 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 40.70 in 2000, while its lowest value was 32.90 in 2012.

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 40.70
2001 40.05
2002 39.40
2003 38.75
2004 38.10
2005 37.45
2006 36.80
2007 36.15
2008 35.50
2009 34.85
2010 34.20
2011 33.55
2012 32.90
2013 32.90
2014 32.90
2015 32.90

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors