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Factionalized elites index, 0 (low) - 10 (high), 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 176 countries was 6.53 index points.The highest value was in Somalia: 10 index points and the lowest value was in Switzerland: 1 index points. The indicator is available from 2007 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: Fund for Peace
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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.
Factionalized elites index in Europe
Factionalized elites index in Asia
Factionalized elites index in Africa
Factionalized elites index in North America
Factionalized elites index in South America
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Factionalized elites index in the European union
Factionalized elites index in Sub Sahara Africa
Factionalized elites index in MENA
Factionalized elites index in South East Asia
Factionalized elites index in Latin America


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