Laos

Peoples Under Threat Ranking:
#52
5

Communities at risk

Hmong, other highland peoples

Summary

Laos ranked 52nd in 2019’s Peoples under Threat index and rose fives places from 2018’s ranking.

Peoples Under Threat Data

2019 Data Peoples under Threat value
Self-determination conflicts2
Major armed conflictNo data
Prior genocide / politicideNo data
Flight of refugees and IDPs0.0
Legacy of vengeance - group grievance6.4
Rise of factionalized elites8.3
Voice and Accountability-1.751
Political Stability0.430
Rule of Law-0.881
OECD country risk classification7
TOTAL10.04

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

Laos ranked 52nd in 2019’s Peoples under Threat index and rose fives places from 2018’s ranking.