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Table 2 Percentage of adolescents and young women 15–24 years who experienced intimate partner violence, national DHS surveys, 2010–2018 (in parenthesis 95% confidence interval)

From: Intimate partner violence against adolescents and young women in sub-Saharan Africa: who is most vulnerable?

Country Physical and or sexual IPV Physical IPV Sexual IPV N
Gabon 43.4 [36.7,50.3] 38.8 [32.3,45.6] 16.1 [11.6,21.9] 573
Congo DRC 40.9 [36.8,45.1] 32.6 [29.1,36.4] 23.9 [20.0,28.3] 1136
Cameroon 39.8 [36.1,43.5] 33.4 [29.7,37.4] 16.3 [13.6,19.5] 943
Sierra Leone 36.7 [32.2,41.4] 32.9 [28.7,37.4] 8.6 [6.3,11.7] 681
Burundi 36.4 [33.4,39.6] 23.6 [20.9,26.5] 23.2 [20.6,26.1] 1010
Uganda 32.5 [29.6,35.6] 23.9 [21.5,26.4] 18.3 [16.1,20.7] 1675
Tanzania 32.4 [29.2,35.7] 28.9 [25.9,32.0] 11.6 [9.7,13.8] 1491
Zambia 31.8 [29.0,34.8] 26.2 [23.5,29.0] 14.9 [13.0,17.0] 1694
Angola 30.6 [27.2,34.2] 28.5 [25.3,31.9] 9.8 [8.1,11.8] 2086
Namibia 29.1 [20.9,38.9] 26.7 [19.2,36.0] 10.1 [5.5,17.9] 125
Zimbabwe 28.4 [25.2,31.9] 21.5 [18.7,24.6] 12.9 [10.7,15.5] 1081
Malawi 26.1 [23.3,29.1] 15.8 [13.6,18.4] 16.9 [14.5,19.6] 1265
Côte d'Ivoire 25.3 [22.2,28.8] 24.4 [21.3,27.7] 5.9 [4.2,8.1] 960
Kenya 25.2 [21.1,29.8] 21.1 [17.2,25.6] 9.1 [6.5,12.6] 676
Mali 24.7 [20.6,29.2] 20.3 [17.0,24.1] 12.9 [10.3,16.1] 847
Rwanda 23.9 [18.9,29.8] 19.1 [14.7,24.4] 8.4 [5.5,12.8] 219
Ethiopia 21.7 [17.8,26.1] 18.7 [14.9,23.1] 8.4 [5.8,12.0] 814
Chad 18.2 [14.9,22.2] 14.2 [11.5,17.3] 8.7 [6.4,11.9] 948
Nigeria 17.0 [14.8,19.4] 12.8 [10.9,14.9] 8.4 [6.7,10.4] 1530
South Africa 15.8 [9.8,24.5] 12.2 [7.2,19.8] 8.0 [3.6,16.8] 185
Togo 15.1 [12.5,18.0] 11.9 [9.6,14.5] 7.1 [5.3,9.4] 785
Benin 14.2 [11.5,17.3] 9.1 [7.0,11.7] 7.7 [5.7,10.3] 832
Senegal 14.1 [10.3,19.0] 10.4 [6.9,15.2] 8.2 [5.4,12.2] 504
Mozambique 12.4 [9.6,16.0] 11.8 [9.0,15.3] 2.1 [1.2,3.5] 661
Burkina Faso 8.4 [7.1,9.9] 7.8 [6.6,9.1] 1.5 [1.0,2.2] 2475
Gambia 7.1 [5.2,9.6] 5.3 [3.7,7.4] 2.2 [1.2,4.0] 869
Comoros 6.5 [4.4,9.6] 5.2 [3.5,7.7] 2.0 [1.0,4.1] 479