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Culture > Sexuality > Male circumcision prevalence: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of males who are circumcised.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 99.1% 2009
2 Nigeria 97.9% 2009
3 Liberia 97.7% 2008
4 Benin 96.4% 2007
5 Sierra Leone 96.1% 2009
6 Madagascar 95% 2010
7 Niger 92% 2007
8 Ghana 91.6% 2009
9 Angola 86.3% 2010
10 Kenya 85.9% 2010
=11 Gabon 80% 2006
=11 Burkina Faso 80% 2006
=11 Cameroon 80% 2006
=11 Ethiopia 80% 2006
=11 Djibouti 80% 2006
=11 Guinea-Bissau 80% 2006
=11 Mauritania 80% 2006
=11 Senegal 80% 2006
=11 Equatorial Guinea 80% 2006
=11 Republic of the Congo 80% 2006
=11 Chad 80% 2006
=11 Mali 80% 2006
=11 Gambia 80% 2006
=11 Togo 80% 2006
=11 Guinea 80% 2006
=11 Somalia 80% 2006
=11 Eritrea 80% 2006
28 Tanzania 66.8% 2008
29 Lesotho 52% 2010
30 Mozambique 51.3% 2010
=31 Sudan 50% 2006
=31 Central African Republic 50% 2006
33 South Africa 42% 2009
34 Malawi 26.7% 2010
35 Uganda 25% 2007
36 Namibia 21% 2008
=37 Burundi 20% 2006
=37 Botswana 20% 2006
39 Zambia 12.8% 2009
40 Rwanda 12.3% 2009
41 Zimbabwe 10.5% 2007
42 Swaziland 8.2% 2008

Citation

Culture > Sexuality > Male circumcision prevalence: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Culture > Sexuality > Male circumcision prevalence

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo has ranked in the top 2 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2006.
  • Angola has ranked in the top 7 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2006.
  • Togo has ranked in the top 9 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 1999.
  • Niger has ranked in the top 5 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2006.
  • Kenya has ranked in the top 13 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2006.
  • Mali has ranked in the top 8 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2005.
  • Eritrea has ranked in the top 12 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2003.
  • Gabon has ranked in the top 15 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2001.
  • Ghana has ranked in the top 16 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2006.
  • Benin has ranked in the top 10 for sexuality > male circumcision prevalence since 2006.
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