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

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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: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 190
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 2010-12     Latest: 2015-12

2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12
1) Afghanistan
23.1
22.2
21.2
20.3
19.4
18.4
2) Albania
0.63
0.58
0.52
0.47
0.47
0.47
3) Algeria
6.45
5.61
4.78
3.94
3.11
2.27
4) Angola
59.7
59
58.3
57.6
56.9
56.2
5) Arab World
19.2
18.2
17.3
16.4
15.8
15.2
6) Azerbaijan
0.31
0.33
0.34
0.35
0.35
0.35
7) Bangladesh
7.56
6.08
4.6
3.12
1.64
0.16
8) Belize
3.41
3.04
2.67
2.3
1.92
1.55
9) Benin
79.5
78.9
78.3
77.6
77
76.4
10) Bhutan
3.62
2.51
1.41
0.31
11) Bolivia
47.8
46.3
44.8
43.3
41.9
40.4
12) Bosnia Herzegovina
0.03
13) Botswana
37.6
37.2
36.8
36.4
36.4
36.4
14) Brazil
18.7
17.1
15.6
14
12.5
10.9
15) Brunei
0.9
0.9
0.9
0.9
0.9
0.9
16) Burkina Faso
72.3
70.9
69.5
68.1
66.7
65.3
17) Burundi
3.17
3.23
3.29
3.35
3.42
3.42
18) Cambodia
64.3
61.5
58.8
56
53.2
50.5
19) Cameroon
13.6
13.6
13.7
13.8
13.9
13.9
20) Cape Verde
43.7
45
46.3
47.2
46.8
46.5
21) Central African Republic
35.4
35.4
35.5
35.5
35.5
35.5
22) Chad
83.3
83.1
82.9
82.7
82.5
82.3
23) Chile
1.87
1.71
1.55
1.39
1.23
1.06
24) China
3.02
2.94
2.86
2.79
2.71
2.63
25) Colombia
18.7
17.7
16.6
15.6
14.5
13.5
26) Comoros
0.64
0.63
0.63
0.62
0.62
0.62
27) Congo
19
19.2
19.5
19.7
19.9
19.9
28) Costa Rica
0.71
0.65
0.6
0.54
0.49
0.44
29) Cuba
2.18
1.92
1.66
1.4
1.14
0.89
30) DR Congo
17
17.2
17.5
17.8
18
18.3
31) Djibouti
70.3
71.9
73.6
75.3
77
77
32) Dominican Republic
8.22
8.13
8.04
7.95
7.85
7.76
33) Ecuador
15.1
13.7
12.3
10.9
9.58
8.18
34) Egypt
0.74
0.51
0.28
0.05
35) El Salvador
11
9.75
8.48
7.21
5.94
4.67
36) Equatorial Guinea
5.1
5.1
5.1
5.1
5.1
5.1
37) Eritrea
90.2
89.4
88.6
88.6
88.6
88.6
38) Ethiopia
51.2
47.3
43.5
39.6
35.8
31.9
39) Fiji
0.55
0.48
0.4
0.33
0.26
0.19
40) Fragile and conflict affected situations
30.5
31.4
30.7
30.2
29.7
29.2
41) Gabon
5.28
5.53
5.78
6.03
6.28
6.53
42) Gambia
4.37
3.79
3.22
2.65
2.07
1.5
43) Ghana
31.5
31.4
31.3
31.2
31.2
31.1
44) Guatemala
14.2
13.4
12.5
11.7
10.9
10.1
45) Guinea Bissau
38.1
36.5
34.8
33.2
31.5
29.9
46) Guinea
28.8
27.8
26.7
25.7
24.7
23.7
47) Guyana
1.09
1.05
1.01
0.97
0.92
0.88
48) Haiti
39.9
38.7
37.4
36.1
34.8
34.8
49) Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)
37.2
36.1
34.9
33.8
32.7
31.6
50) High income
0.05
0.04
0.03
0.02
0.01
0.01
51) Honduras
20.2
18.8
17.4
16.1
14.7
13.3
52) India
64.4
62.7
60.9
59.1
57.3
55.6
53) Indonesia
28.7
27.1
25.4
23.8
22.1
20.5
54) Iran
1.68
1.68
1.68
1.68
1.68
1.68
55) Iraq
3.1
1.78
0.46
56) Ivory Coast
50.8
50
49.2
48.4
47.5
46.7
57) Jamaica
0.87
0.83
0.79
0.75
0.7
0.7
58) Jordan
0.4
0.33
0.27
0.2
0.14
0.07
59) Kazakhstan
0.07
0.06
0.05
0.04
0.03
0.02
60) Kenya
16.9
16.6
16.2
15.9
15.6
15.2
61) Kiribati
50.9
50.5
50.1
50.1
50.1
50.1
62) Kyrgyzstan
0.03
0.03
0.03
0.03
0.03
63) Laos
47.5
44.9
42.4
39.8
37.2
34.7
64) Least developed countries: UN classification
32.1
31.6
30.4
29.3
28.2
27
65) Lesotho
44.7
43.7
42.8
41.8
40.8
39.9
66) Liberia
66.5
65.5
64.4
63.3
62.3
61.2
67) Low & middle income
29.6
28.9
28.1
27.3
26.5
25.6
68) Low income
37
36.7
35.5
34.3
33.2
32.1
69) Lower middle income
42.4
41
39.6
38.2
36.8
35.4
70) Macedonia
1.14
1.3
1.46
1.62
1.62
1.62
71) Madagascar
52
52.7
53.3
54
54.7
55.3
72) Malawi
10.9
10.2
9.53
8.82
8.11
7.41
73) Malaysia
1.51
1.31
1.12
1.12
1.12
1.12
74) Mali
17.8
16.8
15.7
14.7
13.6
12.6
75) Marshall Islands
29.5
29.5
29.5
29.5
29.5
29.5
76) Mauritania
65.8
64.7
63.7
62.6
61.6
60.5
77) Mauritius
0.19
0.2
0.21
0.22
0.22
0.22
78) Mexico
13.2
11.6
10.1
8.61
7.07
5.53
79) Micronesia
10.8
10.8
10.8
10.8
10.8
80) Middle income
28.5
27.8
27
26.2
25.4
24.6
81) Moldova
0.17
0.18
0.2
0.22
0.23
0.23
82) Mongolia
32.2
31.9
31.6
31.6
31.4
30.8
83) Montenegro
0.21
0.2
0.19
0.18
0.17
0.16
84) Morocco
26.2
23.7
21.3
18.8
18.8
18.8
85) Mozambique
54.8
53.3
51.7
50.2
48.7
47.1
86) Myanmar
8.17
7.51
6.85
6.85
6.85
6.85
87) Namibia
75.6
75.7
75.7
75.8
75.8
75.9
88) Nepal
47.3
44.9
42.4
40
37.6
35.2
89) Nicaragua
20
19
18.1
17.1
16.1
15.2
90) Niger
87.5
86.9
86.4
85.9
85.3
84.8
91) Nigeria
33.5
34
34.4
34.8
35.2
35.6
92) OECD members
1.61
1.45
1.28
1.11
0.94
0.76
93) Oman
7.16
5.38
3.61
1.83
0.05
94) Other small states
27.5
26.9
26.3
25.8
25.4
25
95) Pacific island small states
21.3
20.7
20.1
19.5
18.9
19.4
96) Pakistan
32.2
29.5
26.8
24.1
21.5
18.8
97) Panama
11.8
11.3
10.8
10.3
9.88
9.39
98) Papua New Guinea
14.2
14.2
14.2
14.2
14.2
14.2
99) Paraguay
0.77
0.7
0.64
0.57
0.5
0.43
100) Peru
31.5
29.3
27.2
25
22.9
20.7
101) Philippines
10.9
10.4
9.85
9.3
8.75
8.19
102) Russia
0.9
0.9
0.9
103) Rwanda
3.18
3
2.81
2.63
2.45
2.26
104) Saint Lucia
3.23
2.06
0.9
105) Samoa
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
106) Sao Tome and Principe
67.7
66.7
65.7
64.7
63.7
62.7
107) Senegal
29.6
28.7
27.9
27.1
26.2
25.4
108) Serbia
0.1
0.11
0.13
0.14
0.15
0.16
109) Sierra Leone
30.6
29.9
29.2
28.5
27.8
27.1
110) Small states
23.1
22.6
22
21.6
21.3
21
111) Solomon Islands
59.4
57.1
54.8
52.5
50.2
50.2
112) Somalia
67
65.6
64.3
63
61.6
60.3
113) South Africa
11.7
10.4
9.03
7.66
6.29
4.91
114) South Asia
53.9
52.1
50.3
48.5
46.7
44.9
115) South Sudan
76.5
74.8
73.2
71.6
69.9
116) Sri Lanka
2.93
2.93
2.93
2.93
2.92
2.9
117) Sudan
50
47.7
45.4
43.1
40.8
38.4
118) Suriname
18.8
18.4
18
18
18
18
119) Swaziland
18.9
17.8
16.8
15.7
14.7
13.7
120) Syria
1.83
1.63
1.43
1.43
1.43
1.43
121) Tajikistan
0.53
0.42
0.31
0.2
0.09
0.09
122) Tanzania
14.3
14.5
14.8
15.1
15.3
15.6
123) Timor Leste
36.1
34.3
32.6
32.6
32.6
32.6
124) Togo
74.5
74.5
74.6
74.6
74.6
74.7
125) Tunisia
10
8.21
6.37
4.53
2.69
2.69
126) Turkey
1.18
1.2
1.21
1.22
1.23
1.24
127) Turkmenistan
0.35
0.3
0.25
0.2
0.15
0.1
128) Tuvalu
8.08
8.34
8.6
8.84
8.95
8.95
129) Uganda
10.4
9.74
9.05
8.37
7.68
6.99
130) Upper middle income
4.28
4.07
3.84
3.59
3.38
3.16
131) Uruguay
2.66
2.24
1.82
1.4
0.98
0.56
132) Vanuatu
2.09
2.05
2.01
1.97
1.93
1.89
133) Venezuela
29.3
28.2
27
25.8
25.8
25.8
134) Vietnam
10.6
9.48
8.36
7.24
6.12
5
135) West Bank and Gaza
1.01
1.03
1.05
1.07
1.09
1.11
136) World
27.9
27.3
26.6
25.8
25
24.2
137) Yemen
33.3
32.7
32
31.3
30.6
30
138) Zambia
28.5
27.8
27.1
26.4
25.7
25
139) Zimbabwe
40.2
39.9
39.7
39.5
39.3
39
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