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

The average for 2023 based on 19 countries was 59.31 index points. The highest value was in Haiti: 102.9 index points and the lowest value was in Canada: 18.9 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
Haiti 102.9 1 2007 - 2023
Honduras 79.6 2 2007 - 2023
Nicaragua 77.7 3 2007 - 2023
Guatemala 77.3 4 2007 - 2023
Mexico 69.8 5 2007 - 2023
El Salvador 69.3 6 2007 - 2023
Jamaica 61.9 7 2007 - 2023
Domin. Rep. 60.8 8 2007 - 2023
Belize 59.8 9 2007 - 2023
Cuba 59.5 10 2007 - 2023
Ant.& Barb. 53.8 11 2007 - 2023
Grenada 53.7 12 2007 - 2023
Tr.&Tobago 52.9 13 2007 - 2023
Bahamas 49.2 14 2007 - 2023
Panama 48.7 15 2007 - 2023
Barbados 45.4 16 2007 - 2023
USA 45.3 17 2007 - 2023
Costa Rica 40.4 18 2007 - 2023
Canada 18.9 19 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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