For that indicator, Fund for Peace provides data for the USA from 2007 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 3.67 index points with a minumum of 1.7 index points in 2007 and a maximum of 5.8 index points in 2018.
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Definition: The Factionalized elites indicator considers the fragmentation of state institutions along ethnic, class, clan, racial or religious lines, as well as and brinksmanship and gridlock between ruling elites. The higher the value, the more fragmented are the institutions in the country.