Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she neglects the children (%) - 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 neglects the children.

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 81.00 2012
2 Timor-Leste 76.40 2010
3 Burundi 61.70 2010
4 Vietnam 57.30 2006
5 Somalia 56.20 2006
6 Sierra Leone 52.90 2013
7 Ethiopia 51.80 2011
8 Dem. Rep. Congo 51.40 2014
9 Eritrea 51.00 2002
10 Morocco 49.40 2004
11 Mali 48.70 2013
12 Congo 46.80 2012
13 Uganda 45.00 2011
14 Tajikistan 44.30 2012
15 Cambodia 43.70 2014
16 Turkmenistan 43.60 2000
16 Rwanda 43.60 2010
18 Senegal 43.30 2014
19 Niger 42.00 2012
20 Kenya 41.70 2009
21 Gabon 40.20 2012
22 Tanzania 39.80 2010
23 Cameroon 37.40 2011
24 The Gambia 35.30 2013
25 India 34.70 2006
26 Azerbaijan 34.60 2006
27 Zambia 33.10 2014
28 Côte d'Ivoire 32.70 2012
29 Liberia 32.20 2013
30 Pakistan 31.10 2013
31 Burkina Faso 30.40 2010
32 Yemen 29.90 2013
33 Comoros 29.70 2012
34 Madagascar 28.20 2009
35 Indonesia 27.30 2012
36 Guinea-Bissau 26.80 2006
37 Ghana 26.30 2008
38 Kyrgyz Republic 25.60 2012
39 Nigeria 24.60 2013
40 Egypt 24.10 2014
41 Lesotho 23.60 2009
42 Albania 21.70 2009
43 Zimbabwe 21.40 2011
44 Namibia 19.90 2013
45 Togo 18.90 2014
46 Bangladesh 18.80 2011
47 Moldova 17.90 2005
48 Jordan 17.00 2012
49 Macedonia 15.70 2005
50 Bolivia 12.30 2008
51 Mongolia 11.90 2005
52 São Tomé and Principe 11.70 2009
52 Guyana 11.70 2009
54 Swaziland 11.10 2007
55 Haiti 10.90 2012
56 Philippines 10.60 2013
57 Montenegro 10.10 2006
58 Honduras 9.50 2012
59 Nicaragua 9.40 2001
60 Benin 8.80 2012
61 Belize 8.60 2006
62 Mozambique 7.50 2011
63 Malawi 7.40 2010
64 Kazakhstan 7.10 2006
65 Armenia 7.00 2010
66 Trinidad and Tobago 6.50 2006
67 Georgia 5.90 2005
68 Serbia 5.60 2006
69 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.10 2006
70 Ukraine 3.10 2007
71 Peru 2.20 2012
72 Colombia 1.90 2010
73 Dominican Republic 1.70 2013
74 Nepal 0.70 2011

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Periodicity: Annual