Laos

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#57
1

Communities at risk

Hmong, other highland peoples

Summary

Laos ranked 57th in 2018’s Peoples under Threat index and rose one place from 2017’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2018 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts2
Major armed conflictNo data
Prior genocide / politicideNo data
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0011
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance6.6
Rise of factionalized elites8.3
Voice and Accountability-1.729
Political Stability0.499
Rule of Law-0.765
OECD country risk classification7
TOTAL9.864

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

Laos ranked 57th in 2018’s Peoples under Threat index and rose one place from 2017’s ranking.