Sri Lanka

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#37
9

Communities at risk

Tamils, Muslims

Summary

Sri Lanka ranked 37th in 2017’s Peoples under Threat index and fell nine places from 2016’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2017 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts4
Major armed conflictNo data
Prior genocide / politicide1
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0086
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance9.2
Rise of factionalized elites8.8
Voice and Accountability-0.37
Political Stability-0.03
Rule of Law0.069
OECD country risk classification6
TOTAL11.168

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 37th in 2017’s Peoples under Threat index and fell nine places from 2016’s ranking.