North Korea: Security threats index, 0 (low) - 10 (high)
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 2007 to 2019. The average value for North Korea during that period was 8.32 index points with a minimum of 8.1 index points in 2010 and a maximum of 8.6 index points in 2015.
The latest value from 2019 is 8.3 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 176
countries is 5.54 index points.
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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.