Lesotho: Security threats index

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Security threats index, 0 (low) - 10 (high)

 Latest value 5.80
 Year 2023
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2007 - 2023
 Average 5.91
 Min - Max 4.90 - 6.70
 Source Fund for Peace
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2007 to 2023. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 5.91 index points with a minimum of 4.9 index points in 2014 and a maximum of 6.7 index points in 2020. The latest value from 2023 is 5.8 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 177 countries is 4.98 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Lesotho - Security threats index - historical chart - 2007-2023

Definition: The Security apparatus indicator considers the security threats to a state, such as bombings, attacks and battle-related deaths, rebel movements, mutinies, coups, or terrorism. The Security аpparatus also takes into account serious criminal factors, such as organized crime and homicides, and perceived trust of citizens in domestic security. The higher the value of the indicator, the more the threats in the state.

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