FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Does the Public Have Access to the Data in this Index?
The content analysis component of the Fragile States Index draws upon raw data from over 40 million news articles and reports every year. As this content is the property of the copyright holders and is not the Fund for Peace''s to share. Further, as a practical matter, the content analysis is not replicable without the methodology and the software (including the algorithm and Boolean search terms) which is a proprietary framework that we do not make publicly available.
Though we are unable to make the underlying data and sources publicly available, the Index values can be downloaded for free here