France: Political stability

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Political stability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

 Latest value 0.33
 Year 2022
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2022
 Average 0.44
 Min - Max -0.11 - 0.92
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for France from 1996 to 2022. The average value for France during that period was 0.44 points with a minimum of -0.11 points in 2016 and a maximum of 0.92 points in 2002. The latest value from 2022 is 0.33 points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 193 countries is -0.07 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Recent values chart
France - Political stability - Recent values chart

Historical chart
France - Political stability - historical chart - 1996-2022

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.

Selected articles from our guide:

What factors determine the exchange rates

International lending and sovereign debt

Are trade deficits bad for the economy?

The unholy trinity of international finance

Most commonly used measures of corruption

All articles

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Rule of law 1.18 2022 points
 Government effectiveness 1.17 2022 points
 Control of corruption 1.26 2022 points
 Regulatory quality 1.19 2022 points
 Voice and accountability 1.11 2022 points
 Political stability 0.33 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 72 2022 points
 Political rights 1 2024 points
 Civil liberties 2 2024 points
 Competitiveness 78.80 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 0.70 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 11.65 2015 percent
 Informal economy, MIMIC method 15.40 2020 percent
 Informal economy, DGE method 14.00 2020 percent
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here