Afghanistan: Factionalized elites index

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 Afghanistan

Factionalized elites index, 0 (low) - 10 (high)

 Latest value 8.70
 Year 2023
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2007 - 2023
 Average 8.94
 Min - Max 8.50 - 9.40
 Source Fund for Peace
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2007 to 2023. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 8.94 index points with a minimum of 8.5 index points in 2007 and a maximum of 9.4 index points in 2010. The latest value from 2023 is 8.7 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 177 countries is 6.59 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Factionalized elites index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Factionalized elites index - historical chart - 2007-2023




Definition: The Factionalized elites indicator considers the fragmentation of state institutions along ethnic, class, clan, racial or religious lines, as well as and brinksmanship and gridlock between ruling elites. The higher the value, the more fragmented are the institutions in the country.

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