The global risks landscape 2017
What is the likelihood of a specific risk occurring globally within the next 10 years and is there a negative impact for several countries or industries? The answer and analysis will astound you as you read more in the Global Risks Report 2017.
The Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS) respondents were asked to assess the likelihood of the individual global risk on a scale of 1 to 7, 1 representing a risk that is not likely to happen and 7 a risk that is very likely to occur. They also assess the impact on each global risk on a scale of 1 to 5 (1: minimal impact, 2: minor impact, 3: moderate impact, 4: severe impact and 5: catastrophic impact).
The GRPS is the main instrument used to assess global risks in the Report. The survey was conducted between early September and mid-October 2016 (from 07 September to 15 October 2016) among the World Economic Forum’s multi-stakeholder communities of leaders from business, government, academia and non-governmental and international organizations as well as members of the Institute of Risk Management.
See Appendix B of the Report for more details. To ensure legibility, the names of the global risks are abbreviated; see Appendix A for the full name and description.
Source: World Economic Forum Global Risks Perception Survey 2016