Costa Rica: Political globalization

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 Costa Rica

Political globalization index (0-100)

 Latest value 74
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 59.66
 Min - Max 42.69 - 74.97
 Source The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1970 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 59.66 points with a minimum of 42.69 points in 1970 and a maximum of 74.97 points in 2017. The latest value from 2021 is 74 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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Costa Rica - Political globalization - recent values

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Costa Rica - Political globalization - historical chart - 1970-2021




The KOF Political Globalization Index for Costa Rica and other countries measures the number of embassies and high commissions in Costa Rica; the number of international organizations to which it is a member; and the number of UN peace missions Costa Rica participates in. Also included are the number of treaties signed between Costa Rica 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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 Overall globalization 71.00 2021 points
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 Social globalization 73.00 2021 points
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