Niger - People practicing open defecation, rural (% of rural population)

People practicing open defecation, rural (% of rural population) in Niger was 84.84 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 92.87 in 2000, while its lowest value was 84.84 in 2015.

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:

Year Value
2000 92.87
2001 92.33
2002 91.80
2003 91.26
2004 90.73
2005 90.19
2006 89.66
2007 89.12
2008 88.59
2009 88.05
2010 87.51
2011 86.98
2012 86.44
2013 85.91
2014 85.37
2015 84.84

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors