South Africa: Political stability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)
, 1996 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 1996 to 2019. The average value for South Africa during that period was -0.15 points with a minimum of -0.54 points in 1998 and a maximum of 0.22 points in 2007.
The latest value from is points. For comparison, the world average in based on
countries is 0.00 points.
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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.