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South Africa Political stability

(points, source: The World Bank (govindicators.org))


South Africa Political stability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong): For that indicator, The World Bank (govindicators.org) provides data for South Africa from 1996 to 2013. The average value for South Africa during that period was -0.14 points with a minumum of -0.58 points in 1998 and a maximum of 0.2 points in 2007.


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The index for Political Stability and Absence of Violence in South Africa measures perceptions of the likelihood that the government of South Africa will be destabilized or overthrown by unconstitutional or violent means, including politically-motivated violence and terrorism.


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Definition: Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism measures perceptions of the likelihood that the government will be destabilized or overthrown by unconstitutional or violent means, including politically-motivated violence and terrorism. The indicator is based on a list of individual indicators.