Learn The Impact of Open Defecation On Indonesia

Indonesia is the country with the second highest number of people practicing open defecation, Indonesian provinces are being adversely impacted upon – see each individual province profile below.

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Only 77.95% of Bangka Belitung population has access to improved sanitation

Bangka Belitung still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 1,277,856 population, of which 127,848 are children, but only 77.95% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

15.6% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 36.20%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Bangka Belitung up to 27 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 1.20% in children. Poor sanitation in Bangka Belitung also contributes to a stunting rate of 28.7% in children.

Learn more about open defecation issues in Bangka Belitung by downloading the report.


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