Share of population who think child-beating is justified

percent, 2014–2020

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    2014 Ranking
    1. Rwanda 7.12
    2. Haiti 5.65
    3. Ghana 4.79
    4. Nigeria 4.58
    5. Zimbabwe 4.57
    6. Yemen 4.56
    7. South Africa 4.49
    8. Singapore 4.46
    9. Trinidad and Tobago 4.29
    10. Egypt 4.13
    11. Algeria 3.70
    12. Brazil 3.67
    13. China 3.63
    14. Philippines 3.62
    15. Morocco 3.57
    16. Colombia 3.49
    17. Iraq 3.41
    18. Libya 3.36
    19. Qatar 3.35
    20. Hong Kong 3.29
    21. West Bank and Gaza 3.18
    22. Tunisia 3.14
    23. Uzbekistan 3.12
    24. Lebanon 3.07
    25. India 2.88
    26. Malaysia 2.85
    27. Kazakhstan 2.66
    28. Kuwait 2.65
    29. Jordan 2.62
    30. Ukraine 2.30
    31. Kyrgyzstan 2.24
    32. Peru 2.20
    33. Azerbaijan 2.19
    34. Mexico 2.09
    35. Belarus 2.02
    36. Thailand 2.02
    37. Estonia 2.01
    38. Pakistan 2.00
    39. Russia 1.99
    40. Armenia 1.96
    41. Argentina 1.93
    42. Uruguay 1.92
    43. Slovenia 1.90
    44. Netherlands 1.89
    45. Germany 1.86
    46. United States 1.84
    47. Ecuador 1.83
    48. Romania 1.78
    49. Poland 1.75
    50. Australia 1.69
    51. Turkey 1.66
    52. Georgia 1.64
    53. Spain 1.60
    54. Sweden 1.51
    55. New Zealand 1.50
    56. South Korea 1.46
    57. Cyprus 1.41
    58. Japan 1.38
    59. Chile 1.33
    2020 Ranking
    1. Nigeria 6.00
    2. Burma (Myanmar) 5.04
    3. Vietnam 4.53
    4. Malaysia 4.47
    5. Nicaragua 4.36
    6. Brazil 4.31
    7. Zimbabwe 4.29
    8. Guatemala 3.96
    9. Philippines 3.89
    10. Egypt 3.86
    11. Hong Kong 3.74
    12. Colombia 3.60
    13. Macau 3.51
    14. Serbia 3.37
    15. Iraq 3.34
    16. China 3.29
    17. Pakistan 3.28
    18. Ecuador 3.28
    19. Mexico 3.07
    20. Tunisia 3.00
    21. Ethiopia 2.93
    22. Puerto Rico 2.62
    23. Bolivia 2.58
    24. Jordan 2.54
    25. Lebanon 2.48
    26. Indonesia 2.44
    27. South Korea 2.40
    28. Thailand 2.34
    29. Tajikistan 2.29
    30. Russia 2.28
    31. Chile 2.27
    32. Kazakhstan 2.24
    33. Iran 2.22
    34. Bangladesh 2.16
    35. Turkey 2.08
    36. Kyrgyzstan 2.07
    37. Argentina 2.03
    38. United States 1.99
    39. Peru 1.82
    40. Romania 1.74
    41. Australia 1.70
    42. Andorra 1.69
    43. Germany 1.50
    44. Cyprus 1.44
    45. New Zealand 1.44
    46. Japan 1.28
    47. Greece 1.22

    Respondents were asked to indicate whether they thought parents beating children can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between, using a scale from 1-10, where 1 means “never justifiable” and 10 means “always justifiable.” This dataset reflects the average percent of respondents who think child-beating is justified.

    Source: World Values Survey