SCOPE: Suburb households of the Songinokhairkhan and Chingeltei districts of Ulaanbaatar city.
DATA COLLECTION METHOD: Quantitative survey, Qualitative survey, and Desk review
SAMPLE SIZE: n=363
TIME PERIOD: 07 February 2023 – 24 March 2023
RESEARCH OBJECTIVES: This survey is being conducted for the second time as part of the WCTM project Outcome 2. "Improving the quality and efficiency of waste collection and transportation management services in selected districts". The first survey was conducted in August 2022.
In the second survey, the survey participants of the selected districts were asked about the current situation related to waste in the area where they live, how households dispose their waste waste, and their opinions about waste service fee. The analysis of the surveys were compared and summarized in the report.
OUTCOME: In the 2019 survey, 49.2 of the participants said that there was illegal dumping nearby, however in the 2022 survey, just 23.0% of respondents provided the same response. Nonetheless, 14.9% of respondents to the 2023 survey answered that there is an illegal dumping close to where they live. The results above show that between 2019 and 2023, illegal dumping became less of an issue, dropping by a total of 34.3 percentage points, from 49.2 to 14.9 percent.