This report looks the toilet conditions around the world and why there it is imperative to improve them. Among the topics discusses are the worst places in the world to find a toilet, longest queues for toilets, most people defecating in the open, toilet problems in developed countries, most improved access to sanitation, and most behind on access to sanitation.
- South Sudan holds the title for being the hardest place in the world to find a toilet. Beset by power struggles and violence, it has been slow to rebuild following a long civil war.
- India has the world's longest queues for toilets and the most number of people defecating in the open per square kilometre. This results in the health crisis in the nation whereby 40 percent of children are stunted and more than 140,000 children younger than five die from diarrhoea.
- Not every household in the USA, Canada, Sweden, and the UK has a safe, private toilet.
- Tokelau and Vietnam are the top two nations with most improved access to sanitation since 1990.
- Djibouti and Georgia are the two nations most behind on access to sanitation.