According to the Census 2011 data, nearly half of the country’s population does not have a bathroom at home and defecates in open places, but 63.2% people own mobile phone or have a telephone connection.
Top 3 States having no toilet facilities
- Jharkhand tops the list with 77 %
- Followed by Odisha with 76.6 % and
- 75.8 % population in Bihar
Top 3 States with the highest Tele density
- 93.6 % Lakshadweep followed by
- Delhi 90.8% and
- Union Territory Chandigarh 89.2 %
Open defecation continues to be a big concern for the country as almost half of the population does it. Cultural and traditional reasons and lack of education were the prime reasons for this unhygienic practice.
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