* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Political globalization index (0-100), 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 188 countries was 64.3 points. The highest value was in France: 98 points and the lowest value was in Yemen: 3 points. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Political globalization, 2021 Global rank Available data
France 98 1 1970 - 2021
Germany 98 2 1970 - 2021
Italy 98 3 1970 - 2021
Belgium 97 4 1970 - 2021
Spain 97 5 1970 - 2021
UK 97 6 1970 - 2021
Sweden 96 7 1970 - 2021
Switzerland 96 8 1970 - 2021
Austria 95 9 1970 - 2021
Netherlands 95 10 1970 - 2021
Finland 93 11 1970 - 2021
Poland 93 12 1970 - 2021
Portugal 93 13 1970 - 2021
Turkey 93 14 1970 - 2021
Canada 92 15 1970 - 2021
India 92 16 1970 - 2021
Russia 92 17 1990 - 2021
USA 92 18 1970 - 2021
Argentina 91 19 1970 - 2021
Denmark 91 20 1970 - 2021
Egypt 91 21 1970 - 2021
Greece 91 22 1970 - 2021
South Korea 91 23 1970 - 2021
China 90 24 1970 - 2021
Hungary 90 25 1970 - 2021
Romania 90 26 1970 - 2021
Brazil 89 27 1970 - 2021
Czechia 89 28 1993 - 2021
Norway 89 29 1970 - 2021
South Africa 89 30 1970 - 2021
Mexico 88 31 1970 - 2021
Ukraine 88 32 1991 - 2021
Australia 87 33 1970 - 2021
Indonesia 87 34 1970 - 2021
Morocco 87 35 1970 - 2021
Bulgaria 86 36 1970 - 2021
Chile 86 37 1970 - 2021
Croatia 85 38 1991 - 2021
Malaysia 85 39 1970 - 2021
Pakistan 85 40 1970 - 2021
Serbia 85 41 1970 - 2021
Nigeria 84 42 1970 - 2021
Slovakia 84 43 1993 - 2021
Tunisia 84 44 1970 - 2021
Ghana 82 45 1970 - 2021
Ireland 82 46 1970 - 2021
Senegal 82 47 1970 - 2021
Thailand 82 48 1970 - 2021
Jordan 81 49 1970 - 2021
Philippines 81 50 1970 - 2021
Slovenia 81 51 1991 - 2021
Uruguay 81 52 1970 - 2021
Algeria 80 53 1970 - 2021
Japan 80 54 1970 - 2021
Luxembourg 80 55 1970 - 2021
Colombia 79 56 1970 - 2021
Kenya 79 57 1970 - 2021
Lithuania 79 58 1990 - 2021
Peru 79 59 1970 - 2021
Iran 78 60 1979 - 2021
Ecuador 77 61 1970 - 2021
Estonia 77 62 1991 - 2021
New Zealand 77 63 1970 - 2021
Guatemala 76 64 1970 - 2021
Sri Lanka 76 65 1970 - 2021
Tanzania 76 66 1970 - 2021
Bangladesh 74 67 1971 - 2021
Belarus 74 68 1991 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 74 69 1992 - 2021
Costa Rica 74 70 1970 - 2021
Israel 74 71 1970 - 2021
Ivory Coast 74 72 1970 - 2021
Vietnam 74 73 1970 - 2021
Cameroon 73 74 1970 - 2021
El Salvador 73 75 1970 - 2021
Paraguay 73 76 1970 - 2021
Azerbaijan 72 77 1991 - 2021
Bolivia 72 78 1970 - 2021
Kazakhstan 72 79 1991 - 2021
Malta 72 80 1970 - 2021
Uganda 72 81 1970 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 71 82 1970 - 2021
North Macedonia 71 83 1991 - 2021
Venezuela 71 84 1970 - 2021
Armenia 70 85 1991 - 2021
Benin 70 86 1970 - 2021
Burkina Faso 70 87 1970 - 2021
Cuba 70 88 1970 - 2021
Libya 70 89 1970 - 2021
Mali 70 90 1970 - 2021
Zambia 70 91 1970 - 2021
Zimbabwe 70 92 1980 - 2021
Moldova 69 93 1991 - 2021
Cyprus 68 94 1970 - 2021
DR Congo 68 95 1970 - 2021
Guinea 68 96 1970 - 2021
Latvia 68 97 1990 - 2021
Mongolia 68 98 1970 - 2021
Singapore 68 99 1970 - 2021
Lebanon 67 100 1970 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 67 101 1970 - 2021
Honduras 66 102 1970 - 2021
Kuwait 66 103 1970 - 2021
Panama 66 104 1970 - 2021
Nepal 65 105 1970 - 2021
Rwanda 65 106 1970 - 2021
UA Emirates 65 107 1971 - 2021
Niger 64 108 1970 - 2021
Togo 64 109 1970 - 2021
Albania 63 110 1970 - 2021
Gabon 63 111 1970 - 2021
Mauritania 63 112 1970 - 2021
Qatar 62 113 1971 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 61 114 1991 - 2021
Namibia 61 115 1990 - 2021
Malawi 60 116 1970 - 2021
R. of Congo 60 117 1970 - 2021
Sudan 60 118 1970 - 2021
Cambodia 59 119 1970 - 2021
Chad 59 120 1970 - 2021
Georgia 59 121 1991 - 2021
Iceland 59 122 1970 - 2021
Madagascar 59 123 1970 - 2021
Montenegro 58 124 1970 - 2021
Nicaragua 58 125 1970 - 2021
Syria 58 126 1970 - 2021
Burundi 57 127 1970 - 2021
Gambia 57 128 1970 - 2021
Mozambique 57 129 1975 - 2021
Sierra Leone 57 130 1970 - 2021
Tajikistan 56 131 1991 - 2021
Jamaica 55 132 1970 - 2021
Liberia 55 133 1970 - 2021
Mauritius 55 134 1970 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 55 135 1970 - 2021
Djibouti 54 136 1977 - 2021
Iraq 54 137 1970 - 2021
Burma 53 138 1970 - 2021
Barbados 52 139 1970 - 2021
Papua N.G. 52 140 1975 - 2021
Angola 51 141 1975 - 2021
Bahrain 51 142 1971 - 2021
Fiji 51 143 1970 - 2021
Uzbekistan 51 144 1991 - 2021
Oman 50 145 1970 - 2021
C.A. Republic 49 146 1970 - 2021
Brunei 48 147 1984 - 2021
Haiti 48 148 1970 - 2021
Afghanistan 46 149 1970 - 2021
Botswana 46 150 1970 - 2021
Cape Verde 46 151 1975 - 2021
G.-Bissau 46 152 1974 - 2021
Guyana 45 153 1970 - 2021
Belize 42 154 1981 - 2021
Laos 41 155 1970 - 2021
Ethiopia 39 156 1970 - 2021
Turkmenistan 39 157 1991 - 2021
Lesotho 38 158 1970 - 2021
Seychelles 38 159 1970 - 2021
Suriname 36 160 1975 - 2021
Bahamas 35 161 1973 - 2021
Comoros 35 162 1975 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 35 163 1970 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 33 164 1981 - 2021
Grenada 33 165 1974 - 2021
Somalia 33 166 1970 - 2021
Samoa 32 167 1970 - 2021
San Marino 32 168 1970 - 2021
Dominica 31 169 1970 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 31 170 1975 - 2021
Hong Kong 30 171 1970 - 2021
Eritrea 29 172 1993 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 28 173 1978 - 2021
Bhutan 27 174 1970 - 2021
Vanuatu 27 175 1980 - 2021
Maldives 26 176 1970 - 2021
Monaco 26 177 1970 - 2021
Liechtenstein 23 178 1970 - 2021
Tonga 23 179 1970 - 2021
Andorra 22 180 1970 - 2021
Kiribati 14 181 1979 - 2021
Macao 13 182 1970 - 2021
Micronesia 13 183 1986 - 2021
Palau 11 184 1994 - 2021
Bermuda 6 185 1970 - 2021
Aruba 5 186 1986 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 4 187 1970 - 2021
Yemen 3 188 1970 - 2021



Definition: The degree of political globalization is determined by the number of embassies and high commissions in a country, the number of international organizations to which the country is a member, the number of UN peace missions a country participated in, and the number of treaties signed between two or more states. More information and the original data can be obtained here.

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