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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Jawa Barat

Children's stunting rate in West Java reaches 35.3% due to poor sanitation

Jawa Barat still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 46,030,000 population, of which 4,124,635 are children, but only 60.18% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

10.3% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 18.30%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Jawa Barat up to 30 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 1.00% in children. Poor sanitation in Jawa Barat also contributes to a stunting rate of 35.3% in children.

Learn more about open defecation issues in Jawa Barat by downloading the report.


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