Unknown. There are no national statistics on prevalence of female genital cutting (FGC) in Mexico. The practice is thought to occur amongst tribal communities in eastern Mexico.
Little is known about the type of FGC practised by some communities in Mexico.
Source: Elchalal et al
Unknown. Reports suggest FGC could occur at puberty.
74 in 2018 index, based on 2017 data.
12.6 deaths per 1,000 live births (2016).
38 deaths per 100,000 live births (2015).
Source: Human Development Index
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