Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she goes out without telling him (%) - Country Ranking

Definition: Percentage of women ages 15-49 who believe a husband/partner is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner when she goes out without telling him.

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS)

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Guinea 82.70 2012
2 Timor-Leste 72.20 2010
3 Mali 55.00 2013
4 Somalia 53.00 2006
5 Sierra Leone 52.90 2013
6 Eritrea 51.70 2002
7 Tajikistan 50.50 2012
8 Morocco 49.50 2004
9 Dem. Rep. Congo 49.10 2014
10 Burundi 48.80 2010
11 Ethiopia 43.20 2011
12 Niger 42.70 2012
13 Azerbaijan 42.50 2006
14 The Gambia 42.00 2013
15 Senegal 40.90 2014
16 Congo 40.80 2012
17 Turkmenistan 40.30 2000
18 Vietnam 38.70 2006
19 Uganda 37.70 2011
20 Tanzania 36.80 2010
21 Rwanda 35.80 2010
22 Yemen 35.50 2013
23 Cambodia 31.30 2014
24 Kenya 30.70 2009
25 Burkina Faso 30.30 2010
26 Zambia 29.70 2014
27 Pakistan 29.60 2013
28 India 29.00 2006
29 Liberia 28.50 2013
30 Comoros 28.40 2012
31 Côte d'Ivoire 26.60 2012
32 Cameroon 26.50 2011
33 Egypt 25.50 2014
34 Nigeria 25.30 2013
35 Guinea-Bissau 24.70 2006
36 Indonesia 24.00 2012
37 Kyrgyz Republic 23.10 2012
38 Zimbabwe 22.30 2011
38 Ghana 22.30 2008
40 Madagascar 19.20 2009
41 Gabon 19.00 2012
42 Albania 18.60 2009
43 Togo 17.80 2014
44 Bangladesh 17.30 2011
45 Lesotho 14.20 2009
46 Namibia 12.90 2013
47 Jordan 12.30 2012
48 Macedonia 12.20 2005
49 Haiti 10.80 2012
50 São Tomé and Principe 10.20 2009
51 Swaziland 9.20 2007
52 Mozambique 8.60 2011
53 Benin 7.70 2012
54 Moldova 7.30 2005
55 Bolivia 5.90 2008
56 Guyana 5.80 2009
56 Nicaragua 5.80 2001
58 Malawi 5.40 2010
59 Mongolia 4.80 2005
60 Montenegro 4.40 2006
61 Philippines 4.30 2013
61 Honduras 4.30 2012
63 Armenia 3.10 2010
64 Belize 3.00 2006
65 Kazakhstan 2.50 2006
66 Serbia 2.00 2006
67 Georgia 1.80 2005
68 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.30 2006
69 Peru 1.10 2012
70 Trinidad and Tobago 1.00 2006
71 Dominican Republic 0.80 2013
72 Nepal 0.50 2011
73 Ukraine 0.40 2007
74 Colombia 0.30 2010

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Periodicity: Annual