Definition: Basic sanitation facilities are defined as functional improved sanitation facilities separated for males and females on or near the premises. Improved sanitation facilities include a pit latrine with slab, a ventilated improved pit latrine, a flush toilet, a pour-flush toilet or a composting toilet. Unimproved facilities include a pit latrine without a slab, hanging toilets and bucket toilets.
Source: Data for this indicator comes from administrative data from governments and from the following cross-national assessments: El Laboratorio Latinoamericano de Evaluación de la Calidad de la Educación (LLECE) 2013 (Third Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (TERCE), Programme d’analyse des systèmes éducatifs de la confemen (PASEC) 2014, the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the South East Asia Primary Learning Metrics (SEA-PLM).
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