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 Timor-Leste 72.20 2010
3 Afghanistan 66.90 2015
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 50.50 2012
10 Morocco 49.50 2004
11 Dem. Rep. Congo 49.10 2014
12 Burundi 48.80 2010
13 Ethiopia 43.30 2016
14 Niger 42.70 2012
15 Azerbaijan 42.50 2006
16 The Gambia 42.00 2013
17 Tanzania 40.90 2016
18 Congo 40.80 2012
19 Turkmenistan 40.30 2000
20 Vietnam 38.70 2006
21 Uganda 37.70 2011
22 Senegal 36.50 2016
23 Yemen 35.50 2013
24 Cambodia 31.30 2014
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 22.80 2015
39 Rwanda 22.30 2015
40 Kenya 21.80 2014
41 Myanmar 21.60 2016
42 Madagascar 19.20 2009
43 Gabon 19.00 2012
44 Albania 18.60 2009
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 Jordan 12.30 2012
51 Macedonia 12.20 2005
52 Nepal 11.70 2016
53 Haiti 10.80 2012
54 Lesotho 10.70 2014
55 São Tomé and Principe 10.20 2009
56 Swaziland 9.20 2007
57 Mozambique 8.60 2011
58 Benin 7.70 2012
59 Moldova 7.30 2005
60 Malawi 6.90 2016
61 Bolivia 5.90 2008
62 Guyana 5.80 2009
62 Nicaragua 5.80 2001
64 Armenia 5.20 2016
65 Mongolia 4.80 2005
66 Montenegro 4.40 2006
67 Philippines 4.30 2013
67 Honduras 4.30 2012
69 Guatemala 3.60 2015
70 Belize 3.00 2006
71 Kazakhstan 2.50 2006
72 Serbia 2.00 2006
73 Georgia 1.80 2005
74 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.30 2006
75 Colombia 1.20 2015
76 Peru 1.10 2012
77 Trinidad and Tobago 1.00 2006
78 Dominican Republic 0.80 2013
79 Ukraine 0.40 2007

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Periodicity: Annual