Political stability and non-violence

scale -2.5-2.5, 1996–2016

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    1996 Ranking
    1. Netherlands 1.53
    2. Norway 1.46
    3. Sweden 1.46
    4. Switzerland 1.46
    5. Denmark 1.44
    6. Finland 1.41
    7. Austria 1.41
    8. Australia 1.40
    9. Luxembourg 1.38
    10. New Zealand 1.34
    11. Ireland 1.34
    12. Samoa 1.32
    13. Iceland 1.32
    14. Malta 1.32
    15. Slovenia 1.31
    16. Portugal 1.29
    17. Germany 1.29
    18. Belgium 1.29
    19. Brunei 1.24
    20. Canada 1.23
    21. Andorra 1.17
    22. Liechtenstein 1.17
    23. Japan 1.16
    24. Czech Republic 1.15
    25. Singapore 1.12
    26. Italy 1.11
    27. Mauritius 1.09
    28. Bahamas 1.07
    29. Taiwan 1.06
    30. Seychelles 1.05
    31. Benin 1.05
    32. Barbados 1.05
    33. Solomon Islands 1.03
    34. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 1.03
    35. Vanuatu 1.03
    36. Saint Lucia 1.03
    37. Cape Verde 1.03
    38. Botswana 1.01
    39. Hungary 1.01
    40. United Kingdom 0.98
    41. United Arab Emirates 0.96
    42. United States 0.94
    43. Grenada 0.91
    44. France 0.89
    45. Slovakia 0.88
    46. Maldives 0.88
    47. Oman 0.87
    48. Namibia 0.85
    49. Fiji 0.83
    50. Poland 0.83
    51. Estonia 0.77
    52. Costa Rica 0.75
    53. Mongolia 0.75
    54. Bermuda 0.72
    55. Bhutan 0.72
    56. Dominica 0.72
    57. Antigua and Barbuda 0.72
    58. Cayman Islands 0.72
    59. Chile 0.68
    60. Uruguay 0.62
    61. Romania 0.60
    62. Hong Kong 0.58
    63. South Korea 0.57
    64. Malaysia 0.57
    65. Gambia 0.56
    66. Belize 0.56
    67. Latvia 0.56
    68. Greece 0.55
    69. Vietnam 0.53
    70. Lithuania 0.52
    71. Comoros 0.51
    72. Thailand 0.47
    73. Turkmenistan 0.45
    74. Suriname 0.44
    75. Cyprus 0.39
    76. Mauritania 0.37
    77. Laos 0.37
    78. Qatar 0.36
    79. Mali 0.36
    80. Macau 0.27
    81. Martinique 0.27
    82. Trinidad and Tobago 0.27
    83. Puerto Rico 0.27
    84. Tunisia 0.26
    85. Lesotho 0.23
    86. Cuba 0.23
    87. Madagascar 0.22
    88. Spain 0.18
    89. Kuwait 0.17
    90. Panama 0.12
    91. Gabon 0.12
    92. Argentina 0.11
    93. Jamaica 0.11
    94. Belarus 0.09
    95. French Guiana 0.04
    96. Niger 0.03
    97. Ivory Coast 0.03
    98. Moldova 0.01
    99. Jordan -0.04
    100. Croatia -0.04
    101. Mozambique -0.05
    102. Nepal -0.07
    103. Dominican Republic -0.07
    104. Bulgaria -0.09
    105. China -0.10
    106. Bolivia -0.13
    107. Equatorial Guinea -0.13
    108. Ukraine -0.15
    109. Zambia -0.16
    110. Kyrgyzstan -0.17
    111. Saudi Arabia -0.19
    112. Swaziland -0.21
    113. Morocco -0.21
    114. El Salvador -0.21
    115. Brazil -0.22
    116. Ghana -0.23
    117. Guyana -0.27
    118. Burkina Faso -0.30
    119. Bahrain -0.31
    120. Iran -0.32
    121. Albania -0.33
    122. Djibouti -0.34
    123. Syria -0.35
    124. Armenia -0.36
    125. Kazakhstan -0.37
    126. South Africa -0.38
    127. Togo -0.38
    128. Malawi -0.45
    129. Paraguay -0.46
    130. Zimbabwe -0.46
    131. Honduras -0.47
    132. Philippines -0.48
    133. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) -0.48
    134. North Korea -0.50
    135. Egypt -0.52
    136. Nicaragua -0.52
    137. Uzbekistan -0.55
    138. Bangladesh -0.55
    139. Venezuela -0.58
    140. Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.59
    141. Senegal -0.60
    142. Tanzania -0.62
    143. Kenya -0.65
    144. Lebanon -0.67
    145. Haiti -0.76
    146. Ecuador -0.77
    147. Papua New Guinea -0.77
    148. Azerbaijan -0.83
    149. Mexico -0.92
    150. Eritrea -0.94
    151. Cameroon -0.96
    152. India -0.97
    153. Libya -0.99
    154. Chad -1.00
    155. Guatemala -1.01
    156. Serbia -1.03
    157. Ethiopia -1.05
    158. Peru -1.06
    159. Nigeria -1.06
    160. Cambodia -1.10
    161. Pakistan -1.12
    162. Indonesia -1.13
    163. Israel -1.15
    164. Guinea -1.15
    165. Russia -1.17
    166. Central African Republic -1.21
    167. Congo (Brazzaville) -1.22
    168. Turkey -1.26
    169. Burma (Myanmar) -1.26
    170. Yemen -1.31
    171. Uganda -1.53
    172. Guinea Bissau -1.54
    173. West Bank and Gaza -1.54
    174. Georgia -1.57
    175. Colombia -1.64
    176. Sierra Leone -1.69
    177. Algeria -1.78
    178. Sri Lanka -1.78
    179. Iraq -1.82
    180. Rwanda -1.84
    181. Angola -2.06
    182. Burundi -2.11
    183. Tajikistan -2.11
    184. Afghanistan -2.41
    185. Liberia -2.44
    186. Sudan -2.48
    187. Somalia -2.51
    188. Congo (Kinshasa) -2.68
    2016 Ranking
    1. Greenland 1.96
    2. Singapore 1.53
    3. New Zealand 1.49
    4. Liechtenstein 1.46
    5. Macau 1.42
    6. Luxembourg 1.41
    7. Tuvalu 1.40
    8. Andorra 1.40
    9. Iceland 1.33
    10. Switzerland 1.32
    11. Anguilla 1.31
    12. Aruba 1.28
    13. Brunei 1.26
    14. Canada 1.24
    15. American Samoa 1.19
    16. Samoa 1.19
    17. Cayman Islands 1.17
    18. Norway 1.17
    19. Dominica 1.13
    20. Uruguay 1.10
    21. Botswana 1.09
    22. Malta 1.08
    23. Micronesia 1.05
    24. Mauritius 1.05
    25. Portugal 1.02
    26. Japan 1.01
    27. Grenada 1.01
    28. Antigua and Barbuda 1.01
    29. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 1.01
    30. Bermuda 1.00
    31. Monaco 1.00
    32. Martinique 1.00
    33. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 1.00
    34. Bhutan 0.99
    35. Czech Republic 0.99
    36. Slovenia 0.99
    37. Sweden 0.98
    38. Barbados 0.96
    39. Australia 0.96
    40. Finland 0.96
    41. Taiwan 0.93
    42. Palau 0.93
    43. San Marino 0.93
    44. Marshall Islands 0.93
    45. Tonga 0.91
    46. Bahamas 0.90
    47. Netherlands 0.89
    48. Cape Verde 0.88
    49. Ireland 0.88
    50. Kiribati 0.87
    51. Qatar 0.87
    52. Saint Lucia 0.86
    53. Denmark 0.85
    54. Hong Kong 0.84
    55. Fiji 0.83
    56. Mongolia 0.82
    57. Austria 0.82
    58. Puerto Rico 0.81
    59. Oman 0.80
    60. Lithuania 0.80
    61. Germany 0.76
    62. Costa Rica 0.75
    63. Namibia 0.74
    64. Seychelles 0.72
    65. Hungary 0.71
    66. Estonia 0.69
    67. Croatia 0.68
    68. Guam 0.67
    69. Cuba 0.62
    70. Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.62
    71. Slovakia 0.62
    72. Cyprus 0.57
    73. French Guiana 0.56
    74. Nauru 0.55
    75. Chile 0.51
    76. Solomon Islands 0.51
    77. Poland 0.51
    78. Vanuatu 0.51
    79. Laos 0.50
    80. Spain 0.49
    81. Belgium 0.48
    82. United Arab Emirates 0.44
    83. Panama 0.43
    84. Maldives 0.41
    85. Latvia 0.39
    86. United Kingdom 0.38
    87. Italy 0.35
    88. United States 0.35
    89. Reunion 0.32
    90. Dominican Republic 0.29
    91. Trinidad and Tobago 0.28
    92. Romania 0.27
    93. Suriname 0.27
    94. Albania 0.26
    95. Jamaica 0.24
    96. Argentina 0.22
    97. Paraguay 0.20
    98. Cambodia 0.18
    99. Zambia 0.18
    100. South Korea 0.17
    101. Vietnam 0.17
    102. Montenegro 0.16
    103. Belarus 0.12
    104. Malaysia 0.10
    105. Sri Lanka 0.07
    106. Belize 0.06
    107. Serbia 0.05
    108. Benin 0.05
    109. Kazakhstan 0.04
    110. Bulgaria 0.03
    111. Comoros -0.02
    112. Guyana -0.03
    113. Rwanda -0.05
    114. France -0.06
    115. El Salvador -0.06
    116. Malawi -0.06
    117. Gabon -0.07
    118. Timor Leste -0.08
    119. Ecuador -0.10
    120. South Africa -0.13
    121. Greece -0.14
    122. Kuwait -0.15
    123. Peru -0.16
    124. Ghana -0.16
    125. Sierra Leone -0.16
    126. Nicaragua -0.17
    127. Equatorial Guinea -0.19
    128. Kosovo -0.20
    129. Togo -0.20
    130. Bolivia -0.21
    131. Lesotho -0.25
    132. Senegal -0.27
    133. Moldova -0.28
    134. Morocco -0.29
    135. Georgia -0.29
    136. Turkmenistan -0.31
    137. Uzbekistan -0.34
    138. Honduras -0.36
    139. Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.38
    140. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) -0.38
    141. Indonesia -0.38
    142. Angola -0.39
    143. Madagascar -0.40
    144. Tanzania -0.41
    145. Guinea -0.41
    146. Brazil -0.45
    147. Swaziland -0.49
    148. Papua New Guinea -0.50
    149. Saudi Arabia -0.50
    150. Guinea Bissau -0.50
    151. Gambia -0.52
    152. China -0.52
    153. Jordan -0.53
    154. Guatemala -0.54
    155. Liberia -0.55
    156. Congo (Brazzaville) -0.57
    157. Armenia -0.60
    158. Zimbabwe -0.61
    159. Djibouti -0.63
    160. Burma (Myanmar) -0.63
    161. Kyrgyzstan -0.66
    162. Haiti -0.67
    163. North Korea -0.71
    164. Uganda -0.72
    165. Mauritania -0.74
    166. Iran -0.74
    167. Mexico -0.77
    168. Tajikistan -0.79
    169. Nepal -0.79
    170. Israel -0.83
    171. Bahrain -0.86
    172. Azerbaijan -0.87
    173. Eritrea -0.88
    174. Russia -0.89
    175. Ivory Coast -0.90
    176. Thailand -0.93
    177. Cameroon -0.95
    178. Burkina Faso -0.95
    179. India -0.95
    180. Colombia -0.96
    181. Tunisia -0.99
    182. Venezuela -1.03
    183. Mozambique -1.05
    184. Niger -1.08
    185. Algeria -1.14
    186. Chad -1.21
    187. Bangladesh -1.24
    188. Philippines -1.30
    189. Kenya -1.33
    190. Egypt -1.42
    191. Mali -1.55
    192. Lebanon -1.56
    193. Ethiopia -1.57
    194. Central African Republic -1.74
    195. Nigeria -1.85
    196. Ukraine -1.89
    197. Turkey -2.00
    198. Burundi -2.08
    199. West Bank and Gaza -2.10
    200. Congo (Kinshasa) -2.20
    201. Libya -2.21
    202. Iraq -2.28
    203. Somalia -2.33
    204. Sudan -2.38
    205. South Sudan -2.42
    206. Pakistan -2.47
    207. Afghanistan -2.75
    208. Yemen -2.79
    209. Syria -2.91

    Reflects perceptions of the likelihood that the government will be destabilized or overthrown by unconstitutional or violent means, including politically motivated violence and terrorism. Estimates of governance range from approximately -2.5 (weak) to 2.5 (strong) governance performance.

    Source: World Bank