Sri Lanka

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#28
1

Communities at risk

Tamils, Muslims

Summary

Sri Lanka ranked 28th 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 conflicts4
Major armed conflictNo data
Prior genocide / politicide1
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0091
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance9.3
Rise of factionalized elites9.1
Voice and Accountability-0.718
Political Stability-0.251
Rule of Law-0.15
OECD country risk classification6
TOTAL12.03

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

Sri Lanka ranked 28th in 2016’s Peoples under Threat index and fell one place from 2015’s ranking.