Nigeria

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#13
1

Communities at risk

Ibo, Ijaw, Ogoni, Yoruba, Hausa (Muslims), Christians in the North

Summary

Nigeria ranked 13th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and fell one place from 2015’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2016 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts5
Major armed conflict2
Prior genocide / politicide1
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0092
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance9.9
Rise of factionalized elites9.8
Voice and Accountability-0.647
Political Stability-2.106
Rule of Law-1.084
OECD country risk classification5
TOTAL17.34

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

Nigeria ranked 13th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and fell one place from 2015’s ranking.