Kenya

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#40
4

Communities at risk

Borana, Kalenjin, Kikuyu, Luyha, Luo, Muslims, Turkana, Endorois, Maasai, Ogiek, other indigenous groups

Summary

Kenya ranked 36th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and rose two places from 2015’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2017 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts2
Major armed conflict1
Prior genocide / politicideNo data
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0003
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance9.1
Rise of factionalized elites8.9
Voice and Accountability-0.178
Political Stability-1.291
Rule of Law-0.49
OECD country risk classification6
TOTAL10.962

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

Kenya ranked 36th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and rose two places from 2015’s ranking.