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 Timur

In East Java, children stunting rate reaches 25.8% due to poor sanitation

Jawa Timur still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 38,610,000 population, of which 2,923,910 are children, but only 60.38% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

18.2% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 20.70%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Jawa Timur up to 30 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 2.30% in children. Poor sanitation in Jawa Timur also contributes to a stunting rate of 35.8% in children.

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


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