United Kingdom: Political globalization

(measure: points; Source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich)
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United Kingdom: Political globalization index (0-100)

: For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1970 to 2017. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 94.33 points with a minimum of 85.16 points in 1970 and a maximum of 97.9 points in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 97.9 points. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 201 countries is 62.63 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The KOF Political Globalization Index for the United Kingdom and other countries measures the number of embassies and high commissions in the United Kingdom; the number of international organizations to which it is a member; and the number of UN peace missions the United Kingdom participates in. Also included are the number of treaties signed between the United Kingdom 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.
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