Kenya

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#43
3

Communities at risk

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

Summary

Kenya ranked 43rd in 2018’s Peoples under Threat index and fell three places from 2017’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2018 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts1
Major armed conflict1
Prior genocide / politicideNo data
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0002
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance8.9
Rise of factionalized elites8.9
Voice and Accountability-0.147
Political Stability-1.327
Rule of Law-0.53
OECD country risk classification6
TOTAL10.473

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 43rd in 2018’s Peoples under Threat index and fell three places from 2017’s ranking.