China

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#37
2

Communities at risk

Tibetans, Uyghurs, Mongols, Hui, religious minorities

Summary

China ranked 37th in 2020’s Peoples under Threat index and fell two places from last year’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2020 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts5
Major armed conflict1
Prior genocide / politicide1
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0002
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance7.4
Rise of factionalized elites7.2
Voice and Accountability-1.449
Political Stability-0.261
Rule of Law-0.202
OECD country risk classification2
TOTAL11.35

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

China ranked 37th in 2020’s Peoples under Threat index and fell two places from last year’s ranking.