Netherlands: Political globalization

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 Netherlands

Political globalization index (0-100)

 Latest value 95.00
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 92.78
 Min - Max 86.01 - 97.53
 Source The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich
For that indicator, we provide data for the Netherlands from 1970 to 2021. The average value for the Netherlands during that period was 92.78 points with a minimum of 86.01 points in 1989 and a maximum of 97.53 points in 2015. The latest value from 2021 is 95 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 190 countries is 63.74 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Netherlands - Political globalization - historical chart - 1970-2021




The KOF Political Globalization Index for the Netherlands and other countries measures the number of embassies and high commissions in the Netherlands; the number of international organizations to which it is a member; and the number of UN peace missions the Netherlands participates in. Also included are the number of treaties signed between the Netherlands and other countries since 1945.
Definition: The degree of political globalization is determined by the number of embassies and high commissions in a country, the number of international organizations to which the country is a member, the number of UN peace missions a country participated in, and the number of treaties signed between two or more states. More information and the original data can be obtained here.


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 Overall globalization 90.00 2021 points
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