Iran

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#19
3

Communities at risk

Arabs, Azeris, Bahá’ís, Baluchis, Kurds, Turkmen

Summary

Iran ranked 16th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and fell one place from 2015’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2017 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts4
Major armed conflictNo data
Prior genocide / politicide1
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.002
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance8.8
Rise of factionalized elites9.6
Voice and Accountability-1.538
Political Stability-0.905
Rule of Law-0.954
OECD country risk classification6
TOTAL14.235

The overall measure for each country is based on a basket of 10 indicators. The number in each row is drawn from the source for that particular indicator. The sources of data and calculations used are detailed on the Notes to Table page. 

Background

Iran ranked 16th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and fell one place from 2015’s ranking.