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

People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population) in Niger was 12.62 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 22.86 in 2000, while its lowest value was 12.62 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/).

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Year Value
2000 22.86
2001 22.18
2002 21.49
2003 20.81
2004 20.13
2005 19.45
2006 18.76
2007 18.08
2008 17.40
2009 16.72
2010 16.03
2011 15.35
2012 14.67
2013 13.99
2014 13.30
2015 12.62

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors