Costa Rica: Political stability

(measure: points; source: The World Bank)

Costa Rica: Political stability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Costa Rica from 1996 to 2016. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 0.68 points with a minumum of 0.36 points in 2008 and a maximum of 1.07 points in 2002. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.