Table 1

Category of male circumcision prevalence for 118 developing countries.

Male Circumcision Prevalence


Low (<20%)

Intermediate (20–80%)

High (>80%)




Belize

Micronesia, Fed States

Albania

Afghanistan

Liberia

Bhutan

Moldova, Rep of

Bosnia Herzegovina

Algeria

Libyan Arab Jama

Bolivia

Mongolia

Central African Republic

Angola

Madagascar

Botswana

Myanmar

Cote d'Ivoire

Azerbaijan

Malaysia

Brazil

Namibia

Ethiopia

Bangladesh

Maldives

Bulgaria

Nepal

Kazakhstan

Benin

Mali

Burundi

Nicaragua

Lesotho

Burkina Faso

Mauritania

Cambodia

Panama

Macedonia, FYR of

Cameroon

Mauritius

Cape Verde

Papua New Guinea

Mozambique

Chad

Morocco

China

Paraguay

South Africa

Comoros

Niger

Colombia

Peru

Sudan

Congo (Brazzaville)

Nigeria

Dominican Republic

Romania

Tanzania, United Rep of

Dem Rep of the Congo

Oman

Ecuador

Russian Federation

Uganda

Djibouti

Pakistan

El Salvador

Rwanda

Yugoslavia

Egypt

Philippines

Fiji

Samoa

Equatorial Guinea

Saudi Arabia

French Polynesia

Solomon Islands

Eritrea

Senegal

Georgia

Sri Lanka

Gabon

Sierra Leone

Guatemala

Suriname

Gambia

Somalia

Guyana

Swaziland

Ghana

Syrian Arab Rep

Haiti

Thailand

Guinea

Tajikistan

Honduras

Ukraine

Guinea-Bissau

Togo

India

Venezuela

Indonesia

Tunisia

Jamaica

Viet Nam

Iran, Islam Rep of

Turkey

Korea, DPR

Zambia

Iraq

Turkmenistan

Lao, PDR

Zimbabwe

Jordan

Uzbekistan

Malawi

Kenya

Yemen

Lebanon


Drain et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2006 6:172   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-6-172

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