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Table 2 National % FGM prevalence (15–49) known in July 2015 in countries of origin according to DHS and MICS surveys

From: Towards a better estimation of prevalence of female genital mutilation in the European Union: a situation analysis

  Most recent (t) t-1 t-2 t-3 t-4 Max-Min
Benin 2011/12 7,3% 2006 12,9% 2001 16,8%      9,5%
Burkina Faso 2010 75,8% 2006 72,5% 2003 76,6% 1998/99 71,6%    5,0%
Cameroon 2004 1,4%          0,0%
Central African Republic 2010 24,2% 2006 25,7% 1994/95 43,4%      19,2%
Chad 2010 44,2% 2004 44,9%        0,7%
Côte d’Ivoire 2011/12 38,2% 2006 36,4% 2005 41,7% 1998/99 44,5% 1994 42,7% 8,1%
Djibouti 2006 93,1%          0,0%
Egypt 2008 91,1% 2005 95,8% 2003 97,0% 2000 97,3% 1995 97,0% 6,2%
Eritrea 2010a 83,0% 2002 88,7% 1995 94,5%      11,5%
Ethiopia 2005 74,3% 2000 79,9%        5,6%
Gambia, The 2010 76,3% 2005/06 78,3%        2,0%
Ghana 2011 3,8% 2006 3,8%        0,0%
Guinea 2012 96,9% 2005 95,6% 1999 98,6%      3,0%
Guinea-Bissau 2010 49,8% 2006 44,5%        5,5%
Iraq 2011 8,1%          0,0%
Kenya 2008/09 27,1% 2003 32,2% 1998 37,6%      10,5%
Liberia 2013 55,5% 2007 58,2%        8,4%
Mali 2012/13 91,4% 2006 85,2% 2001 91,6% 1995/96 93,7%    8,5%
Mauritania 2011 69,4% 2007 72,2% 2000/01 71,3%      2,8%
Niger 2012 2,0% 2006 2,2% 1998 4,5%      2,5%
Nigeria 2013 24,8% 2008 29,6% 2007 26,0% 2003 19,0% 1999 25,1% 10,6%
Senegal 2014 24,7% 2010/11 25,7% 2005 28,2%      3,5%
Sierra Leone 2013 89,6% 2010 88,3% 2008 91,3% 2005 94,0%    4,4%
Somalia 2006 97,9%          0,0%
Sudanb 2010 87,6% 2000 Unspecified 1989/90 89,2%      1,2%
Tanzania 2010 14,6% 2004/05 14,6% 1996 17,9%      3,3%
Togo 2013/14 4,7% 2010 3,9% 2006 5,8%      1,9%
Uganda 2011 1,4% 2006 0,6%        0,8%
Yemenc 2012/13 18,5% 2003 38,2% 1997 22,6%      19,7%
  1. Data stemming for MICS surveys are underlined. Data collected via DHS surveys are not underlined in the table
  2. This table presents the FGM prevalence (age 15–49) in countries of origin according to DHS and MICS surveys (year of publication until May 2015, national % FGM) and the difference between the minimum and maximum over all surveys
  3. aEritrean Population and Health Survey (2010)
  4. bSudan Household Health Survey SHHSII (2010); report of 2000 did not give a total fgm prevalence
  5. cNational Health and Demographic Survey (2003; 2012–13)