United Kingdom: Political stability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1996 to 2018. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 0.47 points with a minimum of 0.05 points in 2018 and a maximum of 1.04 points in 2000.
The latest value from 2018 is 0.05 points. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 195
countries is -0.05 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.