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People > Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people: 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). Figures expressed per million people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Bhutan 0.982 2003
2 Guyana 0.823 2003
3 Djibouti 0.803 2003
4 Bahrain 0.714 2003
5 Fiji 0.693 2003
6 Gabon 0.651 2003
7 Guinea-Bissau 0.601 2003
8 Mauritius 0.517 2003
9 Trinidad and Tobago 0.504 2003
10 Estonia 0.378 2003
11 Namibia 0.365 2003
12 Cyprus 0.36 2003
13 Kuwait 0.335 2003
14 Liberia 0.288 2003
15 Swaziland 0.257 2003
16 Republic of Macedonia 0.257 2003
17 Latvia 0.252 2003
18 United Arab Emirates 0.219 2003
19 Lebanon 0.211 2003
20 Mauritania 0.211 2003
21 Central African Republic 0.207 2003
22 Botswana 0.192 2003
23 Oman 0.184 2003
24 Papua New Guinea 0.172 2003
25 Togo 0.168 2003
26 Sierra Leone 0.162 2003
27 Panama 0.156 2003
28 Eritrea 0.145 2003
29 Moldova 0.141 2003
30 Kyrgyzstan 0.135 2003
31 Lesotho 0.134 2003
32 Slovenia 0.116 2003
33 Georgia 0.113 2003
34 Mongolia 0.11 2003
35 Somalia 0.101 2003
36 Jordan 0.0986 2003
37 Lithuania 0.0979 2003
38 Singapore 0.0943 2003
39 New Zealand 0.0901 2003
40 Laos 0.0856 2003
41 Croatia 0.0845 2003
42 Turkmenistan 0.0843 2003
43 Chad 0.0829 2003
44 Bolivia 0.0824 2003
45 Benin 0.0811 2003
46 Israel 0.0786 2003
47 Tajikistan 0.0786 2003
48 Switzerland 0.0783 2003
49 Nicaragua 0.0756 2003
50 Guinea 0.0727 2003
51 Senegal 0.0681 2003
52 Malawi 0.0677 2003
53 Mali 0.0672 2003
54 Zambia 0.0666 2003
55 Uruguay 0.0656 2003
56 Jamaica 0.0632 2003
57 Slovakia 0.0617 2003
58 Costa Rica 0.0571 2003
59 Burkina Faso 0.0556 2003
60 Belgium 0.0546 2003
61 Niger 0.052 2003
62 Cameroon 0.0515 2003
63 Madagascar 0.0499 2003
64 Ecuador 0.0493 2003
65 Angola 0.049 2003
66 Cote d'Ivoire 0.0464 2003
67 Burundi 0.0452 2003
68 Kazakhstan 0.0445 2003
69 Armenia 0.0441 2003
70 Ireland 0.0428 2003
71 Dominican Republic 0.0427 2003
72 Ghana 0.0417 2003
73 Guatemala 0.0409 2003
74 Mozambique 0.0385 2003
75 Bulgaria 0.0382 2003
76 Belarus 0.038 2003
77 Uganda 0.0347 2003
78 Syria 0.0336 2003
79 El Salvador 0.0328 2003
80 Afghanistan 0.0325 2003
81 Czech Republic 0.0315 2003
82 Chile 0.0311 2003
83 Albania 0.0299 2003
84 Zimbabwe 0.0289 2003
85 Honduras 0.0279 2003
86 Libya 0.0278 2003
87 Nepal 0.0276 2003
88 Tanzania 0.0259 2003
89 Finland 0.0253 2003
90 Kenya 0.0251 2003
91 Saudi Arabia 0.0242 2003
92 Malaysia 0.0239 2003
93 Denmark 0.0237 2003
94 Peru 0.0236 2003
95 Paraguay 0.0232 2003
96 Azerbaijan 0.0228 2003
97 Sri Lanka 0.0223 2003
98 Norway 0.0215 2003
99 Iraq 0.0211 2003
100 Sweden 0.0211 2003
101 Rwanda 0.0197 2003
102 South Africa 0.0191 2003
103 Uzbekistan 0.019 2003
104 Cuba 0.0189 2003
105 Canada 0.0188 2003
106 Venezuela 0.0187 2003
107 Hungary 0.0184 2003
108 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0183 2003
109 Morocco 0.0162 2003
110 Colombia 0.0157 2003
111 Austria 0.0155 2003
112 Cambodia 0.0144 2003
113 Romania 0.0138 2003
114 Spain 0.012 2003
115 Haiti 0.0106 2003
116 Ethiopia 0.0106 2003
117 Burma 0.0105 2003
118 Iran 0.00976 2003
119 Algeria 0.0097 2003
120 Ukraine 0.00876 2003
121 Australia 0.00749 2003
122 Argentina 0.00672 2003
123 Thailand 0.00668 2003
124 Nigeria 0.00607 2003
125 Greece 0.00535 2003
126 Mexico 0.00502 2003
127 Netherlands 0.00475 2003
128 Turkey 0.00453 2003
129 France 0.00437 2003
130 Yemen 0.00409 2003
131 Tunisia 0.00396 2003
132 Portugal 0.00383 2003
133 Indonesia 0.00351 2003
134 Pakistan 0.00349 2003
135 Brazil 0.00302 2003
136 Vietnam 0.0029 2003
137 Egypt 0.00236 2003
138 Russia 0.0023 2003
139 Philippines 0.00195 2003
140 United States 0.00169 2003
141 Bangladesh 0.0016 2003
142 Poland 0.00123 2003
143 Germany 0.00115 2003
144 India 0.000741 2003
145 Italy 0.000694 2003
146 China 0.00012 2003
147 Japan 9.4e-05 2003
148 North Korea 8.53e-05 2003
149 South Korea 8.36e-05 2003

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Immigration > Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people", Ethnic and Cultural Diversity By Country. James D. Faeron. Journal of Economic Growth, 8, 195-222, 2003, p. 215 ff. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Immigration/Ethnic-Fractionalization-Index-per-million-people

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