Niger - People practicing open defecation (% of population)

People practicing open defecation (% of population) in Niger was 71.31 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 81.54 in 2000, while its lowest value was 71.31 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 81.54
2001 80.92
2002 80.29
2003 79.66
2004 79.02
2005 78.36
2006 77.70
2007 77.03
2008 76.35
2009 75.66
2010 74.96
2011 74.25
2012 73.53
2013 72.80
2014 72.06
2015 71.31

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors