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 96.90 2012
3 Djibouti 93.10 2006
4 Mali 91.40 2013
5 Sierra Leone 89.60 2013
6 Egypt 87.20 2015
7 Sudan 86.60 2014
8 Eritrea 83.00 2010
9 Burkina Faso 75.80 2010
10 The Gambia 74.90 2013
11 Mauritania 69.40 2011
12 Ethiopia 65.20 2016
13 Guinea-Bissau 44.90 2014
14 Chad 38.40 2015
15 Côte d'Ivoire 38.20 2012
16 Nigeria 24.80 2013
17 Central African Republic 24.20 2010
18 Senegal 22.70 2016
19 Kenya 21.00 2014
20 Yemen 18.50 2013
21 Tanzania 10.00 2016
22 Benin 9.20 2014
23 Iraq 8.10 2011
24 Togo 4.70 2014
25 Ghana 3.80 2011
26 Niger 2.00 2012
27 Cameroon 1.40 2004
27 Uganda 1.40 2011

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Periodicity: Annual