Female genital mutilation prevalence (%) - Country Ranking

Definition: Percentage of women aged 15–49 who have gone through partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for cultural or other non-therapeutic reasons.

Source: UNICEF Childinfo (childinfo.org).

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Somalia 97.90 2006
2 Guinea 96.80 2016
3 Djibouti 93.10 2006
4 Egypt 87.20 2015
5 Sudan 86.60 2014
6 Sierra Leone 86.10 2017
7 Eritrea 83.00 2010
8 Mali 82.70 2015
9 Burkina Faso 75.80 2010
10 The Gambia 74.90 2013
11 Mauritania 66.60 2015
12 Ethiopia 65.20 2016
13 Guinea-Bissau 44.90 2014
14 Liberia 44.40 2013
15 Chad 38.40 2015
16 Côte d'Ivoire 36.70 2016
17 Central African Republic 24.20 2010
18 Senegal 24.00 2017
19 Kenya 21.00 2014
20 Yemen 18.50 2013
21 Nigeria 18.40 2016
22 Tanzania 10.00 2016
23 Benin 9.20 2014
24 Iraq 8.10 2011
25 Togo 4.70 2014
26 Ghana 3.80 2011
27 Niger 2.00 2012
28 Cameroon 1.40 2004
29 Uganda 0.30 2016

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Periodicity: Annual