Belgium: Political globalization

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 Belgium

Political globalization index (0-100)

 Latest value 97.00
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 93.52
 Min - Max 86.71 - 98.21
 Source The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1970 to 2021. The average value for Belgium during that period was 93.52 points with a minimum of 86.71 points in 1990 and a maximum of 98.21 points in 2007. The latest value from 2021 is 97 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 190 countries is 63.74 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belgium - Political globalization - Recent values chart

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Belgium - Political globalization - historical chart - 1970-2021




The KOF Political Globalization Index for Belgium and other countries measures the number of embassies and high commissions in Belgium; the number of international organizations to which it is a member; and the number of UN peace missions Belgium participates in. Also included are the number of treaties signed between Belgium and other countries since 1945.
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. More information and the original data can be obtained here.

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