Peru - People practicing open defecation

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

People practicing open defecation, rural (% of rural population) in Peru was 18.76 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 49.88 in 2000, while its lowest value was 18.76 in 2017.

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 49.88
2001 48.05
2002 46.22
2003 44.39
2004 42.56
2005 40.73
2006 38.90
2007 37.07
2008 35.24
2009 33.41
2010 31.57
2011 29.74
2012 27.91
2013 26.08
2014 24.25
2015 22.42
2016 20.59
2017 18.76

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

People practicing open defecation, urban (% of urban population) in Peru was 3.02 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 6.71 in 2000, while its lowest value was 3.02 in 2017.

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 6.71
2001 6.49
2002 6.28
2003 6.06
2004 5.84
2005 5.63
2006 5.41
2007 5.19
2008 4.98
2009 4.76
2010 4.54
2011 4.32
2012 4.11
2013 3.89
2014 3.67
2015 3.46
2016 3.24
2017 3.02

People practicing open defecation (% of population)

People practicing open defecation (% of population) in Peru was 6.53 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 18.35 in 2000, while its lowest value was 6.53 in 2017.

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 18.35
2001 17.53
2002 16.72
2003 15.93
2004 15.15
2005 14.39
2006 13.64
2007 12.90
2008 12.22
2009 11.56
2010 10.91
2011 10.27
2012 9.63
2013 9.00
2014 8.37
2015 7.75
2016 7.14
2017 6.53

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors