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), 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 81.00 2012
2 Timor-Leste 76.40 2010
3 Burundi 61.70 2010
4 Chad 59.70 2015
5 Vietnam 57.30 2006
6 Somalia 56.20 2006
7 Sierra Leone 52.90 2013
8 Dem. Rep. Congo 51.40 2014
9 Eritrea 51.00 2002
10 Morocco 49.40 2004
11 Mali 48.70 2013
12 Afghanistan 48.40 2015
13 Tanzania 47.90 2016
14 Ethiopia 47.50 2016
15 Congo 46.80 2012
16 Uganda 45.00 2011
17 Tajikistan 44.30 2012
18 Cambodia 43.70 2014
19 Turkmenistan 43.60 2000
20 Myanmar 42.00 2016
20 Niger 42.00 2012
22 Gabon 40.20 2012
23 Senegal 37.50 2016
24 Cameroon 37.40 2011
25 The Gambia 35.30 2013
26 India 34.70 2006
27 Azerbaijan 34.60 2006
28 Kenya 33.30 2014
29 Zambia 33.10 2014
30 Côte d'Ivoire 32.70 2012
31 Liberia 32.20 2013
32 Pakistan 31.10 2013
33 Burkina Faso 30.40 2010
34 Yemen 29.90 2013
35 Comoros 29.70 2012
36 Rwanda 29.40 2015
37 Madagascar 28.20 2009
38 Indonesia 27.30 2012
39 Guinea-Bissau 26.80 2006
40 Kyrgyz Republic 25.60 2012
41 Nigeria 24.60 2013
42 Nepal 24.40 2016
43 Egypt 24.10 2014
44 Turkey 23.20 2003
45 Lesotho 22.00 2014
46 Albania 21.70 2009
47 Zimbabwe 21.40 2015
48 Ghana 20.90 2014
49 Namibia 19.90 2013
50 Togo 18.90 2014
51 Moldova 17.90 2005
52 Jordan 17.00 2012
53 Angola 16.30 2016
54 Macedonia 15.70 2005
55 Bangladesh 14.90 2014
56 Bolivia 12.30 2008
57 Mongolia 11.90 2005
58 São Tomé and Principe 11.70 2009
58 Guyana 11.70 2009
60 Swaziland 11.10 2007
61 Haiti 10.90 2012
62 Philippines 10.60 2013
63 Montenegro 10.10 2006
64 Honduras 9.50 2012
65 Nicaragua 9.40 2001
66 Benin 8.80 2012
66 Malawi 8.80 2016
68 Armenia 8.60 2016
68 Belize 8.60 2006
70 Guatemala 7.60 2015
71 Mozambique 7.50 2011
72 Kazakhstan 7.10 2006
73 Trinidad and Tobago 6.50 2006
74 Georgia 5.90 2005
75 Serbia 5.60 2006
76 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.10 2006
77 Ukraine 3.10 2007
78 Colombia 2.40 2015
79 Peru 2.20 2012
80 Dominican Republic 1.70 2013

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Periodicity: Annual