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/).
Aggregation method: Weighted average
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Risk factors