For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1996 to 2022. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 0.68 points with a minimum of 0.36 points in 2008 and a maximum of 1.07 points in 2002.
The latest value from 2022 is 0.95 points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 193
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.