Niger

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#47
3

Communities at risk

Djerema-sonhai, Hausa, Tuaregs

Summary

Niger ranked 47th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and rose three places from 2015’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2016 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts2
Major armed conflictNo data
Prior genocide / politicideNo data
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0061
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance7.5
Rise of factionalized elites8.9
Voice and Accountability-0.245
Political Stability-1.267
Rule of Law-0.69
OECD country risk classification7
TOTAL10.38

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

Niger ranked 47th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and rose three places from 2015’s ranking.