Countries ranked in ascending order of political risk.

  04/2014   2013 2012 2011 2010
GLOBAL AVERAGES 72 72 72 72 72
1. Canada 93 94 93 94 92
1. Hong Kong 93 92 92 92 92
3. Norway 91 89 88 87 87
4. Singapore 90 92 89 89 89
4. Taiwan 90 90 90 89 88
6. Australia 88 88 88 88 87
6. Austria 88 87 87 87 88
8. Sweden 87 87 88 89 89
9. Czech Republic 86 84 83 84 83
9. Oman 86 86 85 85 86
9. Switzerland 86 86 86 86 86
9. United Arab Emirates 86 86 84 85 87
13. Chile 85 85 82 81 83
13. Japan 85 86 84 82 83
15. Botswana 84 83 82 82 83
15. Finland 84 84 84 86 87
17. New Zealand 83 82 83 80 82
17. South Korea 83 80 78 73 72
17. Trinidad & Tobago 83 80 82 83 83
20. Denmark 82 82 82 80 78
20. Germany 82 82 82 80 81
20. Netherlands 82 84 84 88 88
20. United Kingdom 82 80 80 80 80
24. Bulgaria 81 80 83 82 82
24. Israel 81 81 80 79 78
24. Kuwait 81 80 76 77 80
24. Poland 81 82 82 78 78
24. United States 81 80 80 79 79
29. Belgium 80 82 79 80 82
29. Mexico 80 79 75 74 74
31. Panama 79 77 77 76 77
31. Uruguay 79 79 80 80 81
33. Peru 78 78 76 70 72
33. Saudi Arabia 78 78 77 77 79
33. Slovakia 78 78 79 83 86
36. Costa Rica 77 76 77 74 74
36. Ireland 77 76 76 74 77
36. Malaysia 77 80 80 79 79
39. Azerbaijan 76 71 72 71 73
39. Colombia 76 74 71 70 67
39. Romania 76 71 73 74 74
39. Spain 76 75 76 73 74
43. France 75 73 74 75 77
43. Paraguay 75 72 72 73 71
43. Thailand 75 77 76 72 70
46. Jamaica 74 71 70 68 70
46. Portugal 74 72 75 77 77
48. Cameroon 73 71 72 73 73
48. Congo 73 73 72 72 72
48. Gabon 73 73 73 74 74
48. Suriname 73 73 73 72 69
52. Hungary 72 70 69 69 71
52. Indonesia 72 72 73 72 70
52. Italy 72 72 72 72 74
52. Nicaragua 72 71 70 72 72
52. Papua New Guinea 72 73 71 71 69
52. Philippines 72 73 73 68 67
52. Turkey 72 73 70 68 65
59. Brazil 71 71 73 73 75
59. El Salvador 71 73 72 73 70
59. Sri Lanka 71 68 69 67 66
62. China 70 70 70 69 70
62. Ghana 70 71 70 71 67
62. Morocco 70 69 69 68 70
65. Bolivia 69 66 67 66 66
65. Dominican Republic 69 68 68 66 70
65. Guatemala 69 69 70 71 70
65. Kazakhstan 69 67 67 64 65
65. Kenya 69 67 67 66 70
65. Zambia 69 69 68 72 71
71. Côte d’Ivoire 68 67 66 66 64
71. Greece 68 68 68 68 71
71. Honduras 68 68 69 70 69
71. Tunisia 68 66 69 70 73
75. Angola 67 68 68 68 68
75. Guyana 67 66 65 67 65
75. South Africa 67 68 70 69 71
75. Vietnam 67 64 64 65 67
79. Algeria 66 68 68 68 68
79. India 66 68 69 68 68
81. Bangladesh 63 59 59 60 59
81. Haiti 63 63 62 62 61
81. Myanmar 63 66 65 56 46
84. Argentina 59 59 57 59 60
84. Egypt 59 59 67 65 67
84. Russia 59 60 62 61 64
87. Nigeria 58 59 59 58 57
88. Ecuador 56 56 53 53 53
88. Guinea 56 56 54 53 55
88. Pakistan 56 55 52 53 53
88. Ukraine 56 61 62 62 60
92. Iraq 55 56 58 58 58
93. Congo DR 54 54 57 57 56
94. Cuba 51 49 50 49 49
95. Libya 50 55 57 56 68
95. Sudan 50 48 50 51 62
97. Iran 47 45 45 48 50
98. Syria 44 49 53 50 62
98. Venezuela 44 45 47 48 48
100. Zimbabwe 43 41 45 46 46

Note: Produced semi-annually. Only the most current data is displayed.