St. Lucia - People practicing open defecation (% of population)

People practicing open defecation (% of population) in St. Lucia was 0.79 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 10.88 in 2003, while its lowest value was 0.79 in 2014.

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 10.83
2001 10.83
2002 10.86
2003 10.88
2004 9.90
2005 8.92
2006 7.91
2007 6.89
2008 5.86
2009 4.82
2010 3.77
2011 2.73
2012 1.69
2013 0.88
2014 0.79
2015 0.79

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Risk factors