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 42.6% because of poor sanitation in South East Sulawesi

Sulawesi Tenggara still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 2,448,000 population, of which 268,573 are children, but only 59.24% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

23.3% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 23.20%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Sulawesi Tenggara up to 45 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 2.00% in children. Poor sanitation in Sulawesi Tenggara also contributes to a stunting rate of 42.6% in children.

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


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