Welcome to the 2021 Lowy Institute Global Diplomacy Index. With 65 countries and territories included, the Index offers a comprehensive comparison of the world’s most significant diplomatic networks across four years – 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2021. Explore the interactive website to visualise, compare and rank the diplomatic networks of all G20, OECD and Asian countries by city, country and post type.
Due to the amount of data being presented, this interactive is best viewed on larger screens - laptops or desktops. Below you will find summary graphics of the top 5 diplomatic networks.
If you still wish to access the full interactive on mobile, click here.
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