USA: Political globalization

(measure: points; source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich)

USA: Political globalization index (0-100)

: For that indicator, The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich provides data for the USA from 1973 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 89.66 points with a minumum of 82.78 points in 1973 and a maximum of 94.2 points in 1998. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The KOF Political Globalization Index for the USA and other countries measures the number of embassies and high commissions in the USA; the number of international organizations to which it is a member; and the number of UN peace missions the USA participates in. Also included are the number of treaties signed between the USA and other countries since 1945. More information and the original data can be obtained here.

Definition: The degree of political globalization is determined by the number of embassies and high commissions in a country, the number of international organizations to which the country is a member, the number of UN peace missions a country participated in, and the number of treaties signed between two or more states.