Japan: Political stability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong), 1996 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from 1996 to 2020. The average value for Japan during that period was 1.05 points with a minimum of 0.88 points in 2010 and a maximum of 1.25 points in 1998.
The latest value from 2020 is 1.04 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 194
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.