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

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Rank Country Value Year
1 São Tomé and Principe 41.68 2017
2 Eritrea 32.90 2016
3 Benin 29.27 2017
4 Madagascar 23.46 2017
5 Namibia 23.10 2017
6 Liberia 19.35 2017
7 Chad 16.40 2017
8 Togo 12.83 2017
9 Cabo Verde 12.21 2017
10 Niger 11.00 2017
11 Nigeria 8.82 2017
12 Haiti 8.35 2017
13 Mauritania 8.25 2017
14 Mozambique 8.11 2017
15 Côte d'Ivoire 8.09 2017
16 Ghana 7.46 2017
17 Nepal 7.34 2017
18 Burkina Faso 7.31 2017
19 Central African Republic 6.49 2016
20 Lesotho 6.13 2017
21 Sierra Leone 5.93 2017
22 Tuvalu 5.84 2017
23 Ethiopia 5.09 2017
24 India 4.75 2017
25 Solomon Islands 4.36 2017
26 St. Lucia 4.28 2017
27 Indonesia 3.88 2017
28 Dem. Rep. Congo 3.64 2017
29 Djibouti 3.18 2017
30 Peru 3.02 2017
31 Zambia 2.76 2017
32 Philippines 2.66 2017
33 Nauru 2.59 2017
34 Equatorial Guinea 2.55 2017
35 Gabon 2.51 2017
36 Uganda 2.03 2017
37 Bolivia 2.03 2017
38 Kenya 1.91 2017
39 Honduras 1.89 2017
40 Senegal 1.88 2017
41 Dominican Republic 1.86 2017
42 Argentina 1.73 2017
43 Tanzania 1.70 2017
44 Guinea-Bissau 1.68 2017
45 Sudan 1.66 2017
46 Rwanda 1.63 2017
47 Congo 1.54 2017
48 Malawi 1.48 2017
49 Vietnam 1.34 2017
50 Lao PDR 1.34 2017
51 Cameroon 1.32 2017
52 Myanmar 1.29 2017
53 Botswana 1.20 2017
54 Guinea 1.18 2017
55 Somalia 1.16 2017
56 Mongolia 1.12 2017
57 Mali 1.04 2017
58 Yemen 1.03 2017
59 Guatemala 1.01 2017
60 Angola 0.97 2017
61 Nicaragua 0.97 2017
62 Jamaica 0.95 2017
63 Papua New Guinea 0.78 2017
64 Colombia 0.77 2017
65 Belize 0.75 2017
66 South Africa 0.67 2017
67 Burundi 0.63 2017
68 Eswatini 0.62 2017
69 Comoros 0.53 2017
70 Panama 0.45 2017
71 Paraguay 0.45 2017
72 Vanuatu 0.45 2017
73 Uruguay 0.41 2017
74 Suriname 0.35 2017
75 Croatia 0.32 2017
76 Mexico 0.30 2017
77 Algeria 0.19 2017
78 Brazil 0.16 2017
79 Cuba 0.16 2017
80 Costa Rica 0.15 2017
81 Iran 0.13 2017
82 Morocco 0.12 2017
83 Jordan 0.12 2017
84 Zimbabwe 0.11 2017
85 Samoa 0.09 2017
86 China 0.06 2017
87 Iraq 0.03 2017
88 Mauritius 0.00 2017
88 Finland 0.00 2017
88 United Kingdom 0.00 2017
88 France 0.00 2017
88 Lithuania 0.00 2017
88 Syrian Arab Republic 0.00 2017
88 Tajikistan 0.00 2017
88 Tunisia 0.00 2017
88 Sweden 0.00 2017
88 Uzbekistan 0.00 2017
88 Bangladesh 0.00 2017
88 Canada 0.00 2017
88 Cyprus 0.00 2017
88 Ireland 0.00 2017
88 Iceland 0.00 2017
88 Latvia 0.00 2017
88 Montenegro 0.00 2017
88 Bhutan 0.00 2017
88 Czech Republic 0.00 2017
88 Denmark 0.00 2017
88 Egypt 0.00 2017
88 Portugal 0.00 2017
88 Afghanistan 0.00 2017
88 Slovak Republic 0.00 2017
88 Ukraine 0.00 2017
88 Hong Kong SAR, China 0.00 2017
88 Kyrgyz Republic 0.00 2017
88 Germany 0.00 2017
88 Greenland 0.00 2017
88 Netherlands 0.00 2017
88 Norway 0.00 2017
88 Oman 0.00 2017
88 Timor-Leste 0.00 2017
88 Armenia 0.00 2017
88 Azerbaijan 0.00 2017
88 Belgium 0.00 2017
88 Monaco 0.00 2017
88 Fiji 0.00 2017
88 Israel 0.00 2017
88 Italy 0.00 2017
88 Georgia 0.00 2017
88 Poland 0.00 2017
88 North Macedonia 0.00 2017
88 New Zealand 0.00 2017
88 Malta 0.00 2017
88 Belarus 0.00 2017
88 Ecuador 0.00 2017
88 Tonga 0.00 2017
88 Estonia 0.00 2017
88 Guyana 0.00 2017
88 Russia 0.00 2017
88 Palau 0.00 2017
88 Spain 0.00 2017
88 The Gambia 0.00 2017
88 Sri Lanka 0.00 2017
88 Singapore 0.00 2017
88 Greece 0.00 2017
88 Bulgaria 0.00 2017
88 United States 0.00 2017
88 Albania 0.00 2017
88 Austria 0.00 2017
88 Cayman Islands 0.00 2016
88 Romania 0.00 2017
88 Thailand 0.00 2017
88 Turkmenistan 0.00 2017
88 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00 2017
88 Switzerland 0.00 2017
88 Slovenia 0.00 2017
88 El Salvador 0.00 2017
88 Andorra 0.00 2017
88 Kazakhstan 0.00 2017
88 Cambodia 0.00 2017
88 Luxembourg 0.00 2017
88 Malaysia 0.00 2017
88 Pakistan 0.00 2017
88 Chile 0.00 2017
88 Hungary 0.00 2017
88 Serbia 0.00 2017
88 Moldova 0.00 2017
88 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 0.00 2017
88 Turkey 0.00 2017

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual