Sao Tome and Principe: Political stability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong): For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1996 to 2016. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 0.39 points with a minumum of 0.01 points in 2011 and a maximum of 1.15 points in 2000. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.