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Fragile state index, 0 (low) - 120 (high), 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 7 countries was 57.29 index points. The highest value was in the Solomon Islands: 79.6 index points and the lowest value was in New Zealand: 16.7 index points. The indicator is available from 2007 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: Fund for Peace
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Countries Fragile state index, 2023 Global rank Available data
Solomon Isl. 79.6 1 2007 - 2023
Papua N.G. 78.1 2 2007 - 2023
Fiji 70.2 3 2007 - 2023
Micronesia 69.3 4 2007 - 2023
Samoa 65.1 5 2007 - 2023
Australia 22 6 2007 - 2023
New Zealand 16.7 7 2007 - 2023

Definition: The Fragile States Index measures the vulnerability in pre-conflict, active conflict and post-conflict situations. The index comprises twelve conflict risk indicators that are used to measure the condition of a state at any given moment: security apparatus, factionalized elites, group grievance, economic decline, uneven economic development, human flight and brain drain, state legitimacy, public services, human rights and rule of law, demographic pressures, refugees and IDPs, and external intervention. The higher the value of the index, the more "fragile" the country is.

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