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

People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population) in Madagascar was 22.73 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 22.73 in 2015, while its lowest value was 17.25 in 2000.

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/).

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Year Value
2000 17.25
2001 17.61
2002 17.98
2003 18.34
2004 18.71
2005 19.07
2006 19.44
2007 19.80
2008 20.17
2009 20.53
2010 20.90
2011 21.27
2012 21.63
2013 22.00
2014 22.36
2015 22.73

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors