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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Papua Barat

Poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Papua Barat up to 74 per 1,000 child birth

Papua Barat still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 850,000 population, of which 93,709 are children, but only 27.89% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

8.5% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 16.90%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Papua Barat up to 74 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 1.70% in children. Poor sanitation in Papua Barat also contributes to a stunting rate of 44.7% in children.

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



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