North Korea

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#42
5

Communities at risk

Political/social targets, religious minorities

Summary

North Korea ranked 42nd in 2020’s Peoples under Threat index and fell five places from last year’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2020 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflictsNo data
Major armed conflictNo data
Prior genocide / politicideNo data
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0000
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance5.5
Rise of factionalized elites8.5
Voice and Accountability-2.202
Political Stability-0.352
Rule of Law-1.635
OECD country risk classification7
TOTAL10.90

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

North Korea ranked 42nd in 2020’s Peoples under Threat index and fell five places from last year’s ranking.