People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban 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 São Tomé and Principe 42.82 2015
2 Eritrea 32.90 2015
3 Benin 28.05 2015
4 Liberia 23.01 2015
5 Madagascar 22.73 2015
6 Namibia 20.12 2015
7 Cabo Verde 18.37 2015
8 Chad 16.62 2015
9 Kiribati 15.17 2015
10 Togo 14.57 2015
11 Nigeria 14.47 2015
12 Niger 12.62 2015
13 Mozambique 12.46 2015
14 Mauritania 9.69 2015
15 Solomon Islands 8.99 2015
16 Ghana 8.22 2015
17 Haiti 7.84 2015
18 India 7.41 2015
19 Burkina Faso 7.24 2015
20 Ethiopia 7.18 2015
21 Djibouti 6.95 2015
22 Somalia 6.62 2015
23 Central African Republic 6.49 2015
24 Sierra Leone 6.31 2015
25 Nepal 5.93 2015
26 Tuvalu 5.84 2015
27 Indonesia 5.47 2015
28 Timor-Leste 5.11 2015
29 St. Lucia 4.28 2015
30 Côte d'Ivoire 4.14 2015
31 Papua New Guinea 3.84 2015
32 Lesotho 3.76 2015
33 Peru 3.61 2015
34 Dem. Rep. Congo 3.58 2015
35 Sudan 3.52 2015
36 Equatorial Guinea 3.40 2015
37 Angola 3.11 2015
38 Brunei 3.10 2015
39 Kenya 2.66 2015
40 Philippines 2.65 2015
41 Nauru 2.59 2015
42 Bolivia 2.57 2015
43 Gabon 2.51 2015
44 Cambodia 2.51 2015
45 Botswana 2.31 2015
46 Venezuela 2.26 2015
47 Honduras 2.15 2015
48 Uganda 2.10 2015
49 Dominican Republic 2.09 2015
50 Lao PDR 1.98 2015
51 Guinea-Bissau 1.81 2015
52 Senegal 1.80 2015
53 Rwanda 1.76 2015
54 Tanzania 1.74 2015
55 Congo 1.72 2015
56 Malawi 1.61 2015
57 Vietnam 1.58 2015
58 Sri Lanka 1.50 2015
59 Argentina 1.47 2015
60 Mongolia 1.43 2015
61 Guatemala 1.35 2015
62 Cameroon 1.29 2015
63 Guinea 1.23 2015
64 Nicaragua 1.19 2015
65 Mali 1.13 2015
66 Vanuatu 1.05 2015
67 Burundi 1.04 2015
68 Zambia 1.03 2015
69 Yemen 1.03 2015
70 Colombia 0.98 2015
71 Belize 0.81 2015
72 South Africa 0.80 2015
73 Jamaica 0.78 2015
74 Swaziland 0.70 2015
75 Mexico 0.67 2015
76 China 0.60 2015
77 Uruguay 0.54 2015
78 Comoros 0.53 2015
79 Brazil 0.48 2015
80 Myanmar 0.45 2015
81 Panama 0.38 2015
82 Syrian Arab Republic 0.36 2015
83 Paraguay 0.34 2015
84 Croatia 0.32 2015
85 Suriname 0.27 2015
86 Samoa 0.24 2015
87 Cuba 0.21 2015
88 Algeria 0.19 2015
89 Egypt 0.16 2015
90 Zimbabwe 0.15 2015
91 Iran 0.13 2015
92 Morocco 0.12 2015
93 Costa Rica 0.12 2015
94 Fiji 0.09 2015
95 Thailand 0.09 2015
96 Malaysia 0.09 2015
97 Ecuador 0.06 2015
98 Iraq 0.03 2015
99 Mauritius 0.02 2015
100 Jordan 0.00 2015
101 Lithuania 0.00 2015
101 Russia 0.00 2015
101 Guyana 0.00 2015
101 Estonia 0.00 2015
101 Israel 0.00 2015
101 Italy 0.00 2015
101 Monaco 0.00 2015
101 The Gambia 0.00 2015
101 Singapore 0.00 2015
101 Andorra 0.00 2015
101 Pakistan 0.00 2015
101 Finland 0.00 2015
101 United Kingdom 0.00 2015
101 Albania 0.00 2015
101 Austria 0.00 2015
101 Cayman Islands 0.00 2015
101 Tajikistan 0.00 2015
101 Tunisia 0.00 2015
101 Serbia 0.00 2015
101 France 0.00 2015
101 Bhutan 0.00 2015
101 Sweden 0.00 2015
101 Uzbekistan 0.00 2015
101 United Arab Emirates 0.00 2015
101 Bangladesh 0.00 2015
101 Cyprus 0.00 2015
101 Ireland 0.00 2015
101 Iceland 0.00 2015
101 Latvia 0.00 2015
101 Montenegro 0.00 2015
101 Malta 0.00 2015
101 Belarus 0.00 2015
101 Portugal 0.00 2015
101 Germany 0.00 2015
101 Greenland 0.00 2015
101 Netherlands 0.00 2015
101 Norway 0.00 2015
101 Oman 0.00 2015
101 Moldova 0.00 2015
101 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 0.00 2015
101 Turkey 0.00 2015
101 United States 0.00 2015
101 Chile 0.00 2015
101 Hungary 0.00 2015
101 Slovenia 0.00 2015
101 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00 2015
101 Switzerland 0.00 2015
101 Czech Republic 0.00 2015
101 El Salvador 0.00 2015
101 Kazakhstan 0.00 2015
101 Luxembourg 0.00 2015
101 Turkmenistan 0.00 2015
101 Afghanistan 0.00 2015
101 Romania 0.00 2015
101 Spain 0.00 2015
101 Hong Kong SAR, China 0.00 2015
101 Denmark 0.00 2015
101 Armenia 0.00 2015
101 Azerbaijan 0.00 2015
101 Belgium 0.00 2015
101 Slovak Republic 0.00 2015
101 Ukraine 0.00 2015
101 Kyrgyz Republic 0.00 2015
101 Georgia 0.00 2015
101 Poland 0.00 2015
101 Macedonia 0.00 2015
101 New Zealand 0.00 2015
101 Palau 0.00 2015
101 Greece 0.00 2015
101 Bulgaria 0.00 2015
101 Tonga 0.00 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual