Spousal physical or sexual violence in last 12 months (%)

Definition: Spousal physical or sexual violence is the percentage of ever-married women aged 15-49 who have experienced physical or sexual violence in the last 12 months committed by their husband or partner.

Description: The map below shows how Spousal physical or sexual violence in last 12 months (%) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Rwanda, with a value of 44.30. The country with the lowest value in the world is Comoros, with a value of 4.90.

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS).

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Periodicity: Annual