People practicing open defecation (% of 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 76.03 2015
2 Niger 71.31 2015
3 Chad 67.59 2015
4 Benin 55.16 2015
5 Togo 50.68 2015
6 Namibia 49.88 2015
7 São Tomé and Principe 49.79 2015
8 Burkina Faso 47.98 2015
9 Madagascar 43.93 2015
10 Liberia 42.26 2015
11 Solomon Islands 41.05 2015
12 Cambodia 40.57 2015
13 India 39.84 2015
14 Somalia 39.10 2015
15 Mozambique 35.99 2015
16 Kiribati 34.65 2015
17 Angola 32.84 2015
18 Mauritania 30.11 2015
19 Lesotho 30.04 2015
20 Nepal 29.83 2015
21 Cabo Verde 28.08 2015
22 Ethiopia 27.16 2015
23 Sudan 26.67 2015
24 Zimbabwe 26.49 2015
25 Nigeria 25.54 2015
26 Central African Republic 23.92 2015
27 Côte d'Ivoire 23.66 2015
28 Timor-Leste 23.61 2015
29 Djibouti 22.83 2015
30 Lao PDR 22.07 2015
31 Yemen 19.98 2015
32 Haiti 19.03 2015
33 Sierra Leone 18.81 2015
34 Ghana 18.75 2015
35 Botswana 16.86 2015
36 Guinea-Bissau 16.06 2015
37 Guinea 15.36 2015
38 Zambia 15.19 2015
39 Senegal 15.11 2015
40 Bolivia 14.49 2015
41 Afghanistan 13.55 2015
42 Papua New Guinea 12.91 2015
43 Indonesia 12.45 2015
44 Dem. Rep. Congo 12.08 2015
45 Kenya 12.03 2015
46 Pakistan 11.55 2015
47 Tanzania 11.26 2015
48 Swaziland 10.94 2015
49 Mongolia 9.66 2015
50 Mali 8.05 2015
51 Congo 8.04 2015
52 Morocco 7.58 2015
53 Peru 7.28 2015
54 Honduras 7.22 2015
55 Tuvalu 7.09 2015
56 Cameroon 7.08 2015
57 Nicaragua 6.97 2015
58 Malawi 6.47 2015
59 Suriname 6.32 2015
60 Uganda 6.21 2015
61 Philippines 5.74 2015
62 Guatemala 5.60 2015
63 Venezuela 4.86 2015
64 Myanmar 4.67 2015
65 Equatorial Guinea 4.42 2015
66 Colombia 3.94 2015
67 Vietnam 3.85 2015
68 Dominica 3.75 2015
69 Grenada 3.54 2015
70 Panama 3.39 2015
71 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 3.36 2015
72 Dominican Republic 3.29 2015
73 Burundi 3.14 2015
74 Gabon 3.03 2015
75 Ecuador 3.00 2015
76 Sri Lanka 2.65 2015
77 Brunei 2.60 2015
78 Nauru 2.59 2015
79 South Africa 2.25 2015
80 Rwanda 2.12 2015
81 Brazil 1.98 2015
82 Mexico 1.68 2015
83 Vanuatu 1.68 2015
84 El Salvador 1.56 2015
85 China 1.51 2015
86 Argentina 1.35 2015
87 Belize 1.23 2015
88 Tunisia 0.89 2015
89 Barbados 0.83 2015
90 Syrian Arab Republic 0.81 2015
91 Algeria 0.80 2015
92 St. Lucia 0.79 2015
93 Jamaica 0.74 2015
94 Macedonia 0.69 2015
95 Guyana 0.63 2015
96 The Gambia 0.61 2015
97 Comoros 0.59 2015
98 Uruguay 0.54 2015
99 Iran 0.54 2015
100 St. Kitts and Nevis 0.44 2013
101 Paraguay 0.38 2015
102 Cuba 0.36 2015
103 Malaysia 0.35 2015
104 Turkey 0.33 2015
105 Thailand 0.27 2015
106 Antigua and Barbuda 0.26 2015
107 Trinidad and Tobago 0.26 2015
108 Albania 0.20 2015
109 Costa Rica 0.19 2015
110 Croatia 0.19 2015
111 Azerbaijan 0.16 2015
112 Mauritius 0.14 2015
113 Fiji 0.14 2015
114 Moldova 0.13 2015
115 Samoa 0.13 2015
116 Chile 0.11 2015
117 Bangladesh 0.11 2015
118 Serbia 0.07 2015
119 Egypt 0.07 2015
120 Tajikistan 0.07 2015
121 Montenegro 0.06 2015
122 Turkmenistan 0.05 2015
123 Lebanon 0.04 2015
124 Iraq 0.02 2015
125 Jordan 0.01 2015
126 Kazakhstan 0.01 2015
127 Ukraine 0.00 2015
128 Luxembourg 0.00 2015
128 Slovak Republic 0.00 2015
128 Austria 0.00 2015
128 Cayman Islands 0.00 2015
128 Armenia 0.00 2015
128 Belgium 0.00 2015
128 Germany 0.00 2015
128 Greenland 0.00 2015
128 Netherlands 0.00 2015
128 Norway 0.00 2015
128 Oman 0.00 2015
128 Denmark 0.00 2015
128 Hong Kong SAR, China 0.00 2015
128 Kyrgyz Republic 0.00 2015
128 Portugal 0.00 2015
128 Libya 0.00 2015
128 Lithuania 0.00 2015
128 Singapore 0.00 2015
128 Qatar 0.00 2015
128 Seychelles 0.00 2015
128 United Arab Emirates 0.00 2015
128 Puerto Rico 0.00 2015
128 Canada 0.00 2015
128 Cyprus 0.00 2015
128 Finland 0.00 2015
128 United Kingdom 0.00 2015
128 Bahrain 0.00 2015
128 Czech Republic 0.00 2015
128 Romania 0.00 2015
128 Belarus 0.00 2015
128 Liechtenstein 0.00 2015
128 San Marino 0.00 2015
128 Malta 0.00 2015
128 Estonia 0.00 2015
128 Russia 0.00 2015
128 Korea 0.00 2015
128 Kuwait 0.00 2015
128 Monaco 0.00 2015
128 Israel 0.00 2015
128 Italy 0.00 2015
128 Australia 0.00 2015
128 The Bahamas 0.00 2015
128 Spain 0.00 2015
128 Japan 0.00 2015
128 Bhutan 0.00 2015
128 France 0.00 2015
128 Latvia 0.00 2015
128 Ireland 0.00 2015
128 Iceland 0.00 2015
128 Sweden 0.00 2015
128 Uzbekistan 0.00 2015
128 Andorra 0.00 2015
128 Hungary 0.00 2015
128 Palau 0.00 2015
128 New Caledonia 0.00 2015
128 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 0.00 2015
128 United States 0.00 2015
128 Bulgaria 0.00 2015
128 Greece 0.00 2015
128 Slovenia 0.00 2015
128 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00 2015
128 Switzerland 0.00 2015
128 Georgia 0.00 2015
128 New Zealand 0.00 2015
128 Poland 0.00 2015
128 Saudi Arabia 0.00 2015
128 Tonga 0.00 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual