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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School toilet facilities in North Sumatera regarded as being in good condition only reaches 27.90%

Sumatera Utara still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 13,767,000 population, of which 1,450,693 are children but only 61.92% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

12.7% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 27.90%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Sumatera Utara up to 40 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 2.10% in children. Poor sanitation in Sumatera Utara also contributes to a stunting rate of 42.5% in children.

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


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