Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she goes out without telling him (%) - Country Ranking - Africa

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 Chad 59.00 2015
3 Mali 55.00 2013
4 Somalia 53.00 2006
5 Sierra Leone 52.90 2013
6 Eritrea 51.70 2002
7 Morocco 49.50 2004
8 Dem. Rep. Congo 49.10 2014
9 Ethiopia 43.30 2016
10 Niger 42.70 2012
11 The Gambia 42.00 2013
12 Tanzania 40.90 2016
13 Congo 40.80 2012
14 Burundi 39.20 2017
15 Senegal 33.20 2017
16 Burkina Faso 30.30 2010
17 Uganda 30.00 2016
18 Zambia 29.70 2014
19 Liberia 28.50 2013
20 Comoros 28.40 2012
21 Côte d'Ivoire 26.60 2012
22 Cameroon 26.50 2011
23 Egypt 25.50 2014
24 Nigeria 25.30 2013
25 Guinea-Bissau 24.70 2006
26 Zimbabwe 22.80 2015
27 Rwanda 22.30 2015
28 Kenya 21.80 2014
29 Benin 21.20 2018
30 Madagascar 19.20 2009
31 Gabon 19.00 2012
32 Togo 17.80 2014
33 Ghana 16.50 2014
34 Angola 14.50 2016
35 Namibia 12.90 2013
36 Lesotho 10.70 2014
37 São Tomé and Principe 10.20 2009
38 Eswatini 9.20 2007
39 Mozambique 7.50 2015
40 Malawi 6.90 2016
41 South Africa 2.10 2016

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Periodicity: Annual