Niger - People practicing open defecation

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/).

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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

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

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/).

See also:

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

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors