People practicing open defecation, rural (% of rural 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 88.65 2015
2 Niger 84.84 2015
3 Chad 82.36 2015
4 Djibouti 77.04 2015
5 Benin 76.42 2015
6 Namibia 75.91 2015
7 Togo 74.72 2015
8 Burkina Faso 65.32 2015
9 São Tomé and Principe 62.79 2015
10 Liberia 61.28 2015
11 Mauritania 60.57 2015
12 Somalia 60.35 2015
13 Angola 56.25 2015
14 India 55.62 2015
15 Madagascar 55.40 2015
16 Cambodia 50.52 2015
17 Solomon Islands 50.27 2015
18 Kiribati 50.14 2015
19 Mozambique 47.17 2015
20 Côte d'Ivoire 46.74 2015
21 Cabo Verde 46.54 2015
22 Bolivia 40.43 2015
23 Lesotho 39.92 2015
24 Zimbabwe 39.10 2015
25 Sudan 38.49 2015
26 Botswana 36.49 2015
27 Nigeria 35.66 2015
28 Central African Republic 35.56 2015
29 Nepal 35.29 2015
30 Haiti 34.89 2015
31 Lao PDR 34.70 2015
32 Timor-Leste 32.63 2015
33 Ethiopia 31.99 2015
34 Ghana 31.13 2015
35 Mongolia 30.87 2015
36 Yemen 30.01 2015
37 Guinea-Bissau 29.94 2015
38 Sierra Leone 27.13 2015
39 Venezuela 25.89 2015
40 Senegal 25.45 2015
41 Zambia 25.00 2015
42 Guinea 23.72 2015
43 Peru 20.78 2015
44 Indonesia 20.56 2015
45 Congo 19.98 2015
46 Morocco 18.86 2015
47 Pakistan 18.85 2015
48 Afghanistan 18.48 2015
49 Dem. Rep. Congo 18.36 2015
50 Suriname 18.07 2015
51 Tanzania 15.66 2015
52 Kenya 15.26 2015
53 Nicaragua 15.20 2015
54 Papua New Guinea 14.27 2015
55 Cameroon 13.98 2015
56 Swaziland 13.71 2015
57 Colombia 13.55 2015
58 Honduras 13.35 2015
59 Mali 12.66 2015
60 Brazil 10.99 2015
61 Guatemala 10.11 2015
62 Panama 9.39 2015
63 Tuvalu 8.96 2015
64 Philippines 8.20 2015
65 Ecuador 8.18 2015
66 Dominican Republic 7.77 2015
67 Malawi 7.41 2015
68 Uganda 6.99 2015
69 Myanmar 6.86 2015
70 Gabon 6.54 2015
71 Mexico 5.54 2015
72 Equatorial Guinea 5.10 2015
73 Vietnam 5.00 2015
74 South Africa 4.92 2015
75 El Salvador 4.68 2015
76 Burundi 3.42 2015
77 Sri Lanka 2.91 2015
78 Tunisia 2.70 2015
79 China 2.64 2015
80 Algeria 2.28 2015
81 Rwanda 2.27 2015
82 Vanuatu 1.90 2015
83 Iran 1.68 2015
84 Macedonia 1.62 2015
85 Belize 1.56 2015
86 The Gambia 1.50 2015
87 Syrian Arab Republic 1.43 2015
88 Turkey 1.25 2015
89 Malaysia 1.12 2015
90 Chile 1.07 2015
91 Brunei 0.90 2015
92 Cuba 0.89 2015
93 Guyana 0.88 2015
94 Jamaica 0.70 2015
95 Comoros 0.62 2015
96 Uruguay 0.56 2015
97 Albania 0.47 2015
98 Thailand 0.46 2015
99 Costa Rica 0.44 2015
100 Paraguay 0.43 2015
101 Azerbaijan 0.35 2015
102 Moldova 0.23 2015
103 Mauritius 0.22 2015
104 Fiji 0.19 2015
105 Serbia 0.16 2015
106 Bangladesh 0.16 2015
107 Montenegro 0.16 2015
108 Samoa 0.10 2015
109 Turkmenistan 0.10 2015
110 Tajikistan 0.09 2015
111 Jordan 0.07 2015
112 Kazakhstan 0.02 2015
113 Ukraine 0.00 2015
114 Slovak Republic 0.00 2015
114 Kyrgyz Republic 0.00 2015
114 Romania 0.00 2015
114 Spain 0.00 2015
114 Georgia 0.00 2015
114 St. Lucia 0.00 2015
114 New Zealand 0.00 2015
114 Poland 0.00 2015
114 Argentina 0.00 2015
114 Belarus 0.00 2015
114 Tonga 0.00 2015
114 Croatia 0.00 2015
114 Malta 0.00 2015
114 Luxembourg 0.00 2015
114 Denmark 0.00 2015
114 Egypt 0.00 2015
114 Austria 0.00 2015
114 Russia 0.00 2015
114 Estonia 0.00 2015
114 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 0.00 2015
114 Hungary 0.00 2015
114 Andorra 0.00 2015
114 Cyprus 0.00 2015
114 United Arab Emirates 0.00 2015
114 Czech Republic 0.00 2015
114 Finland 0.00 2015
114 United Kingdom 0.00 2015
114 Iraq 0.00 2015
114 Armenia 0.00 2015
114 Israel 0.00 2015
114 Italy 0.00 2015
114 Belgium 0.00 2015
114 Greenland 0.00 2015
114 Germany 0.00 2015
114 Bhutan 0.00 2015
114 Greece 0.00 2015
114 Palau 0.00 2015
114 Portugal 0.00 2015
114 Bulgaria 0.00 2015
114 Netherlands 0.00 2015
114 Norway 0.00 2015
114 Oman 0.00 2015
114 Lithuania 0.00 2015
114 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00 2015
114 Switzerland 0.00 2015
114 France 0.00 2015
114 Sweden 0.00 2015
114 Uzbekistan 0.00 2015
114 Ireland 0.00 2015
114 Iceland 0.00 2015
114 Latvia 0.00 2015
114 Slovenia 0.00 2015
114 United States 0.00 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual