Iran

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#20
1

Communities at risk

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

Summary

Iran ranked 20th in 2018’s Peoples under Threat index and fell one place from 2017’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2018 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts4
Major armed conflict1
Prior genocide / politicide1
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0023
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance9.3
Rise of factionalized elites9.6
Voice and Accountability-1.386
Political Stability-0.745
Rule of Law-0.712
OECD country risk classification5
TOTAL14.391

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 20th in 2018’s Peoples under Threat index and fell one place from 2017’s ranking.