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The 2012 Failed States Index – Interactive Map and Rankings

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Errata: Due to technical problems, Newfoundland is white and cannot be colored in. Other areas may be white either because they could not be colored in or because they were not included in the analysis.

Several countries in the 2010 and 2009 ranking tables display the wrong rank because their scores tied with other countries’ scores. Countries with the same score share the same rank.

2010 corrections:
–Niger should be No. 19.
–Cameroon should be No. 26.
–Sierra Leone should be No. 28.
–Cambodia and Rwanda should both be No. 40.
–Papua New Guinea should be No. 56.

2009  corrections:
–Bangladesh should be No. 18.
–Liberia should be No. 33.
–Tajikistan should be No. 36.
–Laos and Rwanda should both be No. 43.
–Cambodia should be No. 48.
–Comoros should be No. 51.
–China and Israel/West Bank should both be No. 56.

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