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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Children stunting rate reach 36.8% because of poor sanitation in Riau

Riau still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 6,188,000 population, of which 645,899 are children but only 63.44% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

7.0% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 26.40%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Riau up to 24 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 1.60% in children. Poor sanitation in Riau also contributes to a stunting rate of 36.8% in children.

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


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