WATER AND SANITATION
Reports state that 50 million Nigerians practice open defecation. What types of latrines do people use in your community?
3 questions polled on this topic
9% response rate
138,207 responded out of 1,620,625 polled
Aug 31. 2016
What types of latrines do people use in your community?
Aug 31. 2016
What determines the choice of latrines?
Aug 31. 2016
What do you think can help people to build and use Improved latrines?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 31. 2016
What types of latrines do people use in your community?
138,207 responded out of 1,620,625 polled
Female
41%
Pit Latrines
 
Pit Latrines
3%
Vip Latrines
 
Vip Latrines
15%
Pour flush
 
Pour flush
40%
Water Closet
 
Water Closet

Male
53%
Pit Latrines
 
Pit Latrines
4%
Vip Latrines
 
Vip Latrines
16%
Pour flush
 
Pour flush
27%
Water Closet
 
Water Closet
0-14
0%
vip latrines
 
vip latrines
0%
water closet
 
water closet
0%
pour flush
 
pour flush
0%
pit latrines
 
pit latrines

15-19
5%
vip latrines
 
vip latrines
39%
water closet
 
water closet
15%
pour flush
 
pour flush
42%
pit latrines
 
pit latrines

20-24
4%
vip latrines
 
vip latrines
37%
water closet
 
water closet
15%
pour flush
 
pour flush
44%
pit latrines
 
pit latrines

25-30
3%
vip latrines
 
vip latrines
34%
water closet
 
water closet
17%
pour flush
 
pour flush
47%
pit latrines
 
pit latrines

31-34
3%
vip latrines
 
vip latrines
30%
water closet
 
water closet
16%
pour flush
 
pour flush
51%
pit latrines
 
pit latrines

35+
3%
vip latrines
 
vip latrines
31%
water closet
 
water closet
13%
pour flush
 
pour flush
53%
pit latrines
 
pit latrines
48%
Pit Latrines
 
Pit Latrines
4%
Vip Latrines
 
Vip Latrines
15%
Pour flush
 
Pour flush
33%
Water Closet
 
Water Closet
AUG 31. 2016
What determines the choice of latrines?
117,716 responded out of 138,207 polled
Female
5%
Any other
 
Any other
4%
Availability of land
 
Availability of land
18%
Availability of water
 
Availability of water
19%
Social class
 
Social class
54%
Cost
 
Cost

Male
4%
Any other
 
Any other
6%
Availability of land
 
Availability of land
16%
Availability of water
 
Availability of water
21%
Social class
 
Social class
54%
Cost
 
Cost
0-14
0%
social class
 
social class
0%
cost
 
cost
0%
availability of water
 
availability of water
0%
any other
 
any other
0%
availability of land
 
availability of land

15-19
18%
social class
 
social class
48%
cost
 
cost
20%
availability of water
 
availability of water
6%
any other
 
any other
8%
availability of land
 
availability of land

20-24
21%
social class
 
social class
52%
cost
 
cost
17%
availability of water
 
availability of water
5%
any other
 
any other
6%
availability of land
 
availability of land

25-30
20%
social class
 
social class
57%
cost
 
cost
16%
availability of water
 
availability of water
3%
any other
 
any other
4%
availability of land
 
availability of land

31-34
19%
social class
 
social class
58%
cost
 
cost
15%
availability of water
 
availability of water
3%
any other
 
any other
4%
availability of land
 
availability of land

35+
23%
social class
 
social class
54%
cost
 
cost
15%
availability of water
 
availability of water
3%
any other
 
any other
5%
availability of land
 
availability of land
4%
Any other
 
Any other
5%
Availability of land
 
Availability of land
16%
Availability of water
 
Availability of water
20%
Social class
 
Social class
55%
Cost
 
Cost
AUG 31. 2016
What do you think can help people to build and use Improved latrines?
102,902 responded out of 117,716 polled
Female
11%
All of the above
 
All of the above
9%
Fear of arrest
 
Fear of arrest
9%
Social class
 
Social class
45%
Wealth
 
Wealth
25%
Personal choice
 
Personal choice

Male
9%
All of the above
 
All of the above
10%
Fear of arrest
 
Fear of arrest
11%
Social class
 
Social class
51%
Wealth
 
Wealth
20%
Personal choice
 
Personal choice
0-14
0%
personal choice
 
personal choice
0%
wealth
 
wealth
0%
fear of arrest
 
fear of arrest
0%
all of the above
 
all of the above
0%
social class
 
social class

15-19
28%
personal choice
 
personal choice
44%
wealth
 
wealth
9%
fear of arrest
 
fear of arrest
10%
all of the above
 
all of the above
9%
social class
 
social class

20-24
23%
personal choice
 
personal choice
48%
wealth
 
wealth
9%
fear of arrest
 
fear of arrest
10%
all of the above
 
all of the above
10%
social class
 
social class

25-30
21%
personal choice
 
personal choice
49%
wealth
 
wealth
9%
fear of arrest
 
fear of arrest
11%
all of the above
 
all of the above
10%
social class
 
social class

31-34
20%
personal choice
 
personal choice
50%
wealth
 
wealth
10%
fear of arrest
 
fear of arrest
9%
all of the above
 
all of the above
10%
social class
 
social class

35+
20%
personal choice
 
personal choice
48%
wealth
 
wealth
11%
fear of arrest
 
fear of arrest
10%
all of the above
 
all of the above
11%
social class
 
social class
10%
All of the above
 
All of the above
10%
Fear of arrest
 
Fear of arrest
10%
Social class
 
Social class
49%
Wealth
 
Wealth
22%
Personal choice
 
Personal choice

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