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People > Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The probability that two individuals selected at random from a country will be from different ethnic groups, 0 meaning that each individual in this country is from the same ethnic group. For a discussion of what constitutes an ethnic group, please refer to Fearon (see citation).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Papua New Guinea 1 2003
2 Tanzania 0.953 2003
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.933 2003
4 Uganda 0.93 2003
5 Liberia 0.899 2003
6 Cameroon 0.887 2003
7 Togo 0.883 2003
8 South Africa 0.88 2003
9 Madagascar 0.861 2003
10 Gabon 0.857 2003
11 Kenya 0.852 2003
12 Ghana 0.846 2003
13 Malawi 0.829 2003
14 Guinea-Bissau 0.818 2003
15 Somalia 0.812 2003
16 India 0.811 2003
17 Nigeria 0.805 2003
18 Central African Republic 0.791 2003
19 Cote d'Ivoire 0.784 2003
20 Lebanon 0.78 2003
21 Chad 0.772 2003
22 Indonesia 0.766 2003
23 Mozambique 0.765 2003
=24 Sierra Leone 0.764 2003
=24 Gambia 0.764 2003
26 Ethiopia 0.76 2003
27 Angola 0.756 2003
28 Mali 0.754 2003
29 Afghanistan 0.751 2003
30 Bolivia 0.743 2003
31 United Arab Emirates 0.737 2003
32 Senegal 0.727 2003
33 Zambia 0.726 2003
34 Namibia 0.724 2003
35 Kuwait 0.708 2003
36 Burkina Faso 0.704 2003
37 Kyrgyzstan 0.679 2003
38 Nepal 0.677 2003
=39 Guinea 0.669 2003
=39 Iran 0.669 2003
41 Kazakhstan 0.664 2003
42 Colombia 0.656 2003
43 Ecuador 0.655 2003
=44 Trinidad and Tobago 0.647 2003
=44 Eritrea 0.647 2003
46 Peru 0.638 2003
47 Niger 0.637 2003
48 Mauritius 0.632 2003
49 Mauritania 0.625 2003
50 Benin 0.622 2003
51 Guyana 0.62 2003
52 Djibouti 0.606 2003
53 Bhutan 0.605 2003
=54 Canada 0.596 2003
=54 Malaysia 0.596 2003
56 Latvia 0.585 2003
57 Syria 0.581 2003
58 Switzerland 0.575 2003
59 Belgium 0.567 2003
60 Fiji 0.566 2003
61 Saudi Arabia 0.553 2003
62 Bahrain 0.551 2003
=63 Brazil 0.549 2003
=63 Iraq 0.549 2003
65 Mexico 0.542 2003
66 Republic of Macedonia 0.535 2003
67 Pakistan 0.532 2003
68 Israel 0.526 2003
69 Burma 0.522 2003
70 Tajikistan 0.513 2003
71 Estonia 0.511 2003
72 Moldova 0.51 2003
73 Jordan 0.509 2003
74 Panama 0.507 2003
75 Spain 0.502 2003
76 Chile 0.497 2003
77 Guatemala 0.493 2003
78 United States 0.491 2003
79 Georgia 0.49 2003
80 Uzbekistan 0.485 2003
81 Venezuela 0.483 2003
82 Laos 0.481 2003
83 Morocco 0.479 2003
84 Oman 0.439 2003
85 Thailand 0.431 2003
86 Sri Lanka 0.428 2003
87 Ukraine 0.419 2003
88 Nicaragua 0.402 2003
89 Turkmenistan 0.392 2003
90 Singapore 0.388 2003
91 Dominican Republic 0.387 2003
92 Croatia 0.375 2003
93 Belarus 0.372 2003
94 Zimbabwe 0.366 2003
95 New Zealand 0.363 2003
96 Cyprus 0.359 2003
97 Botswana 0.351 2003
98 Lithuania 0.338 2003
99 Russia 0.333 2003
100 Slovakia 0.332 2003
101 Burundi 0.328 2003
102 Czech Republic 0.322 2003
103 Algeria 0.32 2003
104 Romania 0.3 2003
=105 Turkey 0.299 2003
=105 Bulgaria 0.299 2003
107 Swaziland 0.28 2003
108 Taiwan 0.274 2003
=109 France 0.272 2003
=109 Mongolia 0.272 2003
=111 Argentina 0.255 2003
=111 Lesotho 0.255 2003
113 Costa Rica 0.238 2003
114 Vietnam 0.233 2003
115 Slovenia 0.231 2003
116 Bangladesh 0.223 2003
117 Uruguay 0.218 2003
118 Cuba 0.213 2003
119 El Salvador 0.198 2003
120 Sweden 0.189 2003
121 Azerbaijan 0.188 2003
=122 Hungary 0.186 2003
=122 Cambodia 0.186 2003
124 Honduras 0.185 2003
125 Rwanda 0.18 2003
126 Ireland 0.171 2003
127 Jamaica 0.166 2003
128 Egypt 0.164 2003
129 Philippines 0.161 2003
130 China 0.154 2003
131 Libya 0.151 2003
132 Australia 0.149 2003
133 Armenia 0.134 2003
=134 Finland 0.132 2003
=134 Paraguay 0.132 2003
136 Denmark 0.128 2003
137 Austria 0.126 2003
138 Norway 0.098 2003
139 Albania 0.097 2003
=140 Haiti 0.095 2003
=140 Germany 0.095 2003
142 Yemen 0.078 2003
143 Netherlands 0.077 2003
144 Greece 0.059 2003
145 Poland 0.047 2003
=146 Portugal 0.04 2003
=146 Italy 0.04 2003
148 Tunisia 0.039 2003
149 Japan 0.012 2003
150 South Korea 0.004 2003
151 North Korea 0.002 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Ethnic and Cultural Diversity By Country. James D. Faeron. Journal of Economic Growth, 8, 195-222, 2003, p. 215 ff. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Immigration/Ethnic-Fractionalization-Index

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