Samoa: Political globalization
(measure: points; Source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Samoa: Political globalization index (0-100): For that indicator, The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich provides data for Samoa from 1973 to 2014. The average value for Samoa during that period was 23.96 points with a minumum of 8.92 points in 1973 and a maximum of 50.8 points in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The KOF Political Globalization Index for Samoa and other countries measures the number of embassies and high commissions in Samoa; the number of international organizations to which it is a member; and the number of UN peace missions Samoa participates in. Also included are the number of treaties signed between Samoa and other countries since 1945. More information and the original data can be obtained here.
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.