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 62.80 2016
3 Chad 59.70 2015
4 Vietnam 57.30 2006
5 Somalia 56.20 2006
6 Sierra Leone 52.90 2013
7 Burundi 51.80 2017
8 Dem. Rep. Congo 51.40 2014
9 Eritrea 51.00 2002
10 Tajikistan 49.90 2017
11 Morocco 49.40 2004
12 Mali 48.70 2013
13 Afghanistan 48.40 2015
14 Tanzania 47.90 2016
15 Ethiopia 47.50 2016
16 Congo 46.80 2012
17 Cambodia 43.70 2014
18 Turkmenistan 43.60 2000
19 Myanmar 42.00 2016
19 Niger 42.00 2012
21 Gabon 40.20 2012
22 Uganda 38.50 2016
23 Cameroon 37.40 2011
24 Senegal 35.40 2017
25 The Gambia 35.30 2013
26 Azerbaijan 34.60 2006
27 Kenya 33.30 2014
28 Zambia 33.10 2014
29 India 32.80 2016
30 Côte d'Ivoire 32.70 2012
31 Liberia 32.20 2013
32 Burkina Faso 30.40 2010
33 Yemen 29.90 2013
34 Comoros 29.70 2012
35 Rwanda 29.40 2015
36 Madagascar 28.20 2009
37 Pakistan 27.80 2018
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 Benin 22.60 2018
45 Lesotho 22.00 2014
46 Zimbabwe 21.40 2015
47 Ghana 20.90 2014
48 Namibia 19.90 2013
49 Togo 18.90 2014
50 Moldova 17.90 2005
51 Angola 16.30 2016
52 North Macedonia 15.70 2005
53 Bangladesh 14.90 2014
54 Bolivia 12.30 2008
55 Mongolia 11.90 2005
56 São Tomé and Principe 11.70 2009
56 Guyana 11.70 2009
58 Eswatini 11.10 2007
59 Montenegro 10.10 2006
59 Haiti 10.10 2017
61 Honduras 9.50 2012
62 Nicaragua 9.40 2001
63 Turkey 8.80 2013
63 Malawi 8.80 2016
65 Armenia 8.60 2016
65 Philippines 8.60 2017
65 Belize 8.60 2006
68 Guatemala 7.60 2015
69 Kazakhstan 7.10 2006
70 Jordan 6.70 2018
71 Trinidad and Tobago 6.50 2006
72 Georgia 5.90 2005
73 Serbia 5.60 2006
74 Albania 5.20 2018
75 Mozambique 4.20 2015
76 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.10 2006
77 South Africa 3.80 2016
78 Ukraine 3.10 2007
79 Colombia 2.40 2015
80 Peru 2.20 2012
81 Dominican Republic 1.70 2013

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Periodicity: Annual