Afghanistan: Political stability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong), 1996 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1996 to 2020. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was -2.48 points with a minimum of -2.8 points in 2017 and a maximum of -2.04 points in 2002.
The latest value from 2020 is -2.73 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 194
countries is -0.07 points.
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Definition: The index of 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 index is an average of several other indexes from the Economist Intelligence Unit, the World Economic Forum, and the Political Risk Services, among others.