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

The average for 2023 based on 12 countries was 63.69 index points. The highest value was in Venezuela: 90.5 index points and the lowest value was in Uruguay: 34.4 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
Venezuela 90.5 1 -
Colombia 78.1 2 -
Brazil 74.5 3 -
Peru 73.1 4 -
Bolivia 70.7 5 -
Ecuador 69.4 6 -
Paraguay 63.7 7 -
Guyana 61.6 8 -
Suriname 59.7 9 -
Argentina 46.4 10 -
Chile 42.2 11 -
Uruguay 34.4 12 -



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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