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Last update: Jan 2013

Percentage of children aged 2-14 who experience any form of violent discipline (physical punishment and/or psychological aggression)

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Country or territory Total Gender Residence Wealth Index Quintile Source
Male Female Urban Rural Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest
Afghanistan74757478747474757476MICS 2010-11
Albania75787168808379787359DHS 2008-09
Algeria88898789878689898888MICS 2006
Andorra----------
Angola----------
Antigua and Barbuda----------
Argentina----------
Armenia70726770697173676870DHS 2010
Australia----------
Austria----------
Azerbaijan75797174778076747472DHS 2006
Bahamas----------
Bahrain----------
Bangladesh----------
Barbados----------
Belarus84878083858783878082MICS 2005
Belgium----------
Belize71717070717471727063MICS 2011
Benin----------
Bhutan----------
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)----------
Bosnia and Herzegovina38403637383346463431MICS 2006
Botswana----------
Brazil----------
Brunei Darussalam----------
Bulgaria----------
Burkina Faso83848286828183828286MICS 2006
Burundi----------
Cambodia----------
Cameroon93939392949295959391MICS 2006
Canada----------
Cape Verde----------
Central African Republic 92929292929294919192MICS 2010 preliminary
Chad84858483858682858583MICS 2010
Chile----------
China----------
Colombia----------
Comoros----------
Congo----------
Cook Islands----------
Costa Rica----------
Côte d'Ivoire91919192909191919289MICS 2006
Croatia----------
Cuba----------
Cyprus----------
Czech Republic----------
Democratic People's Republic of Korea----------
Democratic Republic of the Congo92929194919189919495MICS 2010
Denmark----------
Djibouti7273717361-----MICS 2006
Dominica----------
Dominican Republic67696567697368676859ENHOGAR 2009-10
Ecuador----------
Egypt92y--91939294939389DHS 2005
El Salvador----------
Equatorial Guinea----------
Eritrea----------
Estonia----------
Ethiopia----------
Fiji72y---------Protect me with love and care 2008
Finland----------
France----------
Gabon----------
Gambia90909189919390909088MICS 2010 preliminary
Georgia67706368666868666667MICS 2005
Germany----------
Ghana94949494949394949492MICS 2011 preliminary
Greece----------
Grenada----------
Guatemala----------
Guinea----------
Guinea-Bissau82828184808181818185MICS 2006
Guyana76797474778077807072MICS 2006-07
Haiti-----------
Holy See----------
Honduras----------
Hungary----------
Iceland----------
India----------
Indonesia----------
Iran (Islamic Republic of)----------
Iraq8687848587-----MICS 2006
Ireland----------
Israel----------
Italy----------
Jamaica8990878989MICS 2005
Japan----------
Jordan----------
Kazakhstan49544549505049515046MICS 2010-11
Kenya----------
Kiribati81y---------Protect me with love and care 2008
Kuwait----------
Kyrgyzstan54y584951555455555054MICS 2005-06
Lao People's Democratic Republic74757268757977727066MICS 2006
Latvia----------
Lebanon828282-------MICS 2009
Lesotho----------
Liberia94949495949195959694DHS 2007
Libya----------
Liechtenstein----------
Lithuania----------
Luxembourg----------
Madagascar----------
Malawi----------
Malaysia----------
Maldives----------
Mali----------
Malta----------
Marshall Islands----------
Mauritania----------
Mauritius----------
Mexico----------
Micronesia (Federated States of)----------
Monaco----------
Mongolia46484347444247454945MICS 2010 preliminary
Montenegro63646162647261596656MICS 2005-06
Morocco91929090929393919087ENIMSJ 2006
Mozambique----------
Myanmar----------
Namibia----------
Nauru----------
Nepal----------
Netherlands----------
New Zealand----------
Nicaragua----------
Niger----------
Nigeria----------
Niue----------
Norway----------
Oman----------
Pakistan----------
Palau----------
Panama----------
Papua New Guinea----------
Paraguay----------
Peru----------
Philippines----------
Poland----------
Portugal----------
Qatar----------
Republic of Korea----------
Republic of Moldova----------
Romania----------
Russian Federation----------
Rwanda----------
Saint Kitts and Nevis----------
Saint Lucia----------
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines----------
Samoa----------
San Marino----------
Sao Tome and Principe----------
Saudi Arabia----------
Senegal----------
Serbia67706467687267686664MICS 2010
Seychelles----------
Sierra Leone82818283818182808185MICS 2010
Singapore----------
Slovakia----------
Slovenia----------
Solomon Islands72y---------Protect me with love and care 2008
Somalia----------
South Africa----------
South Sudan----------
Spain----------
Sri Lanka----------
State of Palestine95---------PFHS 2006
Sudan----------
Suriname86878585889186878580MICS 2006
Swaziland89908890898792918788MICS 2010
Sweden----------
Switzerland----------
Syrian Arab Republic89908888898890908887MICS 2006
Tajikistan78807577788076797677MICS 2005
Thailand----------
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia69716767727965666868MICS 2011 preliminary
Timor-Leste----------
Togo93949390959594949289MICS 2010
Tonga----------
Trinidad and Tobago777877-------MICS 2006
Tunisia----------
Turkey----------
Turkmenistan----------
Tuvalu----------
Uganda----------
Ukraine70766569727275736663MICS 2005
United Arab Emirates----------
United Kingdom----------
United Republic of Tanzania----------
United States----------
Uruguay----------
Uzbekistan----------
Vanuatu78y---------Protect me with love and care 2008
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)----------
Viet Nam74767169768078737562MICS 2011
Yemen95959595949195969596MICS 2006
Zambia----------
Zimbabwe----------


Notes:
DHS: Demographic and Health Surveys.
ENHOGAR: Encuesta Nacional de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (Dominican Republic).
ENISMJ: Enquete Nationale a Indicateurs Multiples et Sante des Jeunes (Morocco).
MICS: Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys.
PFHS: Palestinian Family Health Survey (Occupied Palestinian Territory).
"-" Data not available.
y Data differ from the standard definition or refer to only part of a country. Such data are included in the calculation of regional and global averages.