Female genital mutilation prevalence (%) - Country Ranking

Definition: Percentage of women aged 15–49 who have gone through partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for cultural or other non-therapeutic reasons.

Source: UNICEF Childinfo (childinfo.org).

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Somalia 97.90 2006
2 Guinea 96.90 2012
3 Djibouti 93.10 2006
4 Sierra Leone 89.60 2013
5 Mali 88.50 2010
6 Egypt 87.20 2015
7 Sudan 86.60 2014
8 Eritrea 83.00 2010
9 Burkina Faso 75.80 2010
10 The Gambia 74.90 2013
11 Ethiopia 74.30 2005
12 Mauritania 69.40 2011
13 Liberia 49.80 2013
14 Guinea-Bissau 44.90 2014
15 Chad 44.30 2010
16 Côte d'Ivoire 38.20 2012
17 Nigeria 24.80 2013
18 Senegal 24.70 2014
19 Central African Republic 24.20 2010
20 Kenya 21.00 2014
21 Yemen 18.50 2013
22 Tanzania 14.60 2010
23 Benin 9.20 2014
24 Iraq 8.10 2011
25 Togo 4.70 2014
26 Ghana 3.80 2011
27 Niger 2.00 2012
28 Uganda 1.40 2011
28 Cameroon 1.40 2004
30 Zambia 0.70 2009

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Periodicity: Annual