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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Bengkulu

Because of poor sanitation, children with diarrhea cases in Bengkulu reach 1.60%

Bengkulu still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 1,845,000 population, of which 175,807 are children, but only 32.37% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

18.4% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 19.20%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Bengkulu up to 29 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 1.60% in children. Poor sanitation in Bengkulu also contributes to a stunting rate of 39.7% in children.

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



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