The capacity to deter real or potential external threats to state stability; measured in terms of internal institutional stability, resource security, geoeconomic security, geopolitical security and nuclear deterrence.
Resilience is calculated using a weighted average of scores across 5 sub-measures and 24 indicators.
In 2020, most scores for the top 10 countries are stable for resilience. The United States has the highest score (86.3), followed by Russia (78.7) and China (70.6). The United States has gained the most points (+1.0), while Indonesia has lost the most points (−1.2).
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Institutional and environmental factors that enhance domestic governanceView all submeasure scores
Secure access to energy and other critical resources essential to the functioning of a country’s economyView all submeasure scores
The ability to defend against other states’ economic actions on a country’s geopolitical interests and economic activityView all submeasure scores
Structural and political factors that minimise the risk of interstate conflict and enhance a country’s territorial securityView all submeasure scores
Nuclear forces that can be used strategically to deter potential aggressors by threatening a retaliatory nuclear strikeView all submeasure scores