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Table 2 Number of foreign-born women and estimated cut women from FGM/C practicing countries. Italy 2016

From: Female genital mutilation/cutting in Italy: an enhanced estimation for first generation migrant women based on 2016 survey data

Country Foreign-born
women
Expected foreign-born women with FGM/C and confidence interval
Nigeria 31,292 21,847 (17,809;25,884)
Egypt 27,755 16,856 (14,578;19,135)
Senegal 19,256 5301 (3457;7144)
Ghana 16,843 231 (176;286)
Ethiopia 15,534 9891 (9561;10,221)
Côte d’Ivoire 10,259 1095 (243;1948)
Eritrea 6009 4195 (3507;4883)
Cameroon 5698 36 (16;56)
Somalia 4612 4128 (3738;4519)
Burkina Faso 3172 2272 (2019;2524)
Indonesia 2574 1261 (1212;1311)
Kenya 2152 377 (348;406)
Togo 1713 44 (33;54)
Guinea 1163 825 (799;852)
Iraq 960 46 (43;50)
Benin 950 36 (32;40)
Tanzania 931 67 (59;76)
Sudan 621 568 (560;576)
Uganda 564 9 (5;14)
Sierra Leone 527 322 (319;326)
Mali 504 464 (457;471)
Liberia 307 119 (112;125)
Gambia, The 302 210 (204;217)
Guinea-Bissau 242 81 (76;86)
Niger 209 2 (1;3)
Mauritania 159 84 (81;86)
Chad 117 25 (23;26)
Yemen 113 18 (17;19)
Central African Republic 93 16 (14;22)
Djibouti 52 43 (42;44)
South Sudan 13 0 (0;0)
Total 154,694 70,469 (59,540; 81,404)
  1. Source: Authors’ elaboration from FGM-Prev Survey DHS/MICS/PHS/HHS surveys and Eurostat data