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Culture > Sexuality > Female circumcision prevalence: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of girls and women aged between 15 and 49 years who have undergone female genital mutilation / cutting (FGM/C).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Guinea 98.6% 2014
2 Egypt 97% 2014
=3 Somalia 94% 2014
=3 Djibouti 94% 2014
5 Mali 93.7% 2014
6 Eritrea 90% 2014
7 Sierra Leone 85% 2014
8 Gambia 75% 2014
9 Ethiopia 72.7% 2014
10 Burkina Faso 71.6% 2014
11 Sudan 70% 2014
12 Chad 60% 2014
=13 Guinea-Bissau 50% 2014
=13 Liberia 50% 2014
15 Central African Republic 43% 2014
16 Benin 40% 2014
17 Kenya 37.6% 2014
18 Nigeria 25.1% 2014
19 Mauritania 25% 2014
20 Yemen 23% 2014
21 Cameroon 20% 2014
22 Tanzania 18% 2014
23 Senegal 12.5% 2014
24 Togo 12% 2014
=25 Uganda 5% 2014
=25 Niger 5% 2014
=25 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5% 2014

Citation

"All countries compared for Culture > Sexuality > Female circumcision prevalence", http://www.unicef.org/esaro/UNICEF_FGM_report_July_2013_Hi_res.pdf,UNICEF p. 2. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Culture/Sexuality/Female-circumcision-prevalence

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