This Country Indicators for Foreign Policy (CIFP) report provides a global fragility ranking for a total of 197 countries using 2013 data. 1 Somalia tops the list of most fragile countries followed closely by the Central African Republic, South Sudan, and Afghanistan. Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, and Gambia round up our top 10. The majority of the top 20 most fragile states are located in Sub-Saharan Africa, a finding that is consistent with our historical data ( The rest are in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), namely Yemen, and Central and South Asia, namely Afghanistan and Pakistan.

CIFP 2014 Fragility Report