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), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), and other surveys: STATcompiler (http://www.statcompiler.com/) as of November 22, 2016, UNICEF global databases (http://www.data.unicef.org/) as of November 2015. MICS Compil

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Guinea 82.70 2012
2 Afghanistan 66.90 2015
3 Timor-Leste 64.40 2016
4 Chad 59.00 2015
5 Mali 55.00 2013
6 Somalia 53.00 2006
7 Sierra Leone 52.90 2013
8 Eritrea 51.70 2002
9 Tajikistan 51.30 2017
10 Morocco 49.50 2004
11 Dem. Rep. Congo 49.10 2014
12 Ethiopia 43.30 2016
13 Niger 42.70 2012
14 Azerbaijan 42.50 2006
15 The Gambia 42.00 2013
16 Tanzania 40.90 2016
17 Congo 40.80 2012
18 Turkmenistan 40.30 2000
19 Burundi 39.20 2017
20 Vietnam 38.70 2006
21 Yemen 35.50 2013
22 Senegal 33.20 2017
23 Pakistan 31.50 2018
24 Cambodia 31.30 2014
25 Burkina Faso 30.30 2010
26 Uganda 30.00 2016
27 Zambia 29.70 2014
28 Liberia 28.50 2013
29 Comoros 28.40 2012
30 Côte d'Ivoire 26.60 2012
31 Cameroon 26.50 2011
32 India 26.10 2016
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 22.80 2015
39 Rwanda 22.30 2015
40 Kenya 21.80 2014
41 Myanmar 21.60 2016
42 Benin 21.20 2018
43 Madagascar 19.20 2009
44 Gabon 19.00 2012
45 Togo 17.80 2014
46 Ghana 16.50 2014
47 Angola 14.50 2016
48 Bangladesh 14.40 2014
49 Namibia 12.90 2013
50 North Macedonia 12.20 2005
51 Nepal 11.70 2016
52 Haiti 11.20 2017
53 Lesotho 10.70 2014
54 São Tomé and Principe 10.20 2009
55 Eswatini 9.20 2007
56 Mozambique 7.50 2015
57 Moldova 7.30 2005
58 Jordan 7.20 2018
59 Malawi 6.90 2016
60 Bolivia 5.90 2008
61 Guyana 5.80 2009
61 Nicaragua 5.80 2001
63 Armenia 5.20 2016
64 Mongolia 4.80 2005
65 Turkey 4.40 2013
65 Montenegro 4.40 2006
67 Honduras 4.30 2012
68 Albania 3.70 2018
69 Guatemala 3.60 2015
70 Philippines 3.40 2017
71 Belize 3.00 2006
72 Kazakhstan 2.50 2006
73 South Africa 2.10 2016
74 Serbia 2.00 2006
75 Georgia 1.80 2005
76 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.30 2006
77 Colombia 1.20 2015
78 Peru 1.10 2012
79 Trinidad and Tobago 1.00 2006
80 Dominican Republic 0.80 2013
81 Ukraine 0.40 2007

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Periodicity: Annual