Somalia - People practicing open defecation (% of population)

People practicing open defecation (% of population) in Somalia was 27.53 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 58.75 in 2000, while its lowest value was 27.53 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/).

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Year Value
2000 58.75
2001 56.97
2002 55.20
2003 53.18
2004 51.18
2005 49.19
2006 47.22
2007 47.37
2008 44.91
2009 42.48
2010 40.07
2011 37.69
2012 35.96
2013 34.25
2014 32.55
2015 30.86
2016 29.19
2017 27.53

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors