Global Risks Report 2017 (World Economic Forum)

Top 5 Trends Determining Global Development

1 Rising Income and wealth disparity
2 Changing climate
3 Increasing polarization of societies
4 Rising cyber dependency
5 Ageing population

Most Important Risks’ Interconnections

1 Unemployment and underemployment
Profound social instability
2 Large-scale involuntary migration
State collapse or crisis
3 Failure of climate-change mitigation and adaption
Water crises
4 Failure of national governance
Profound social instability
5 Interstate conflict with regional consequences
Large-scale involuntary migration

Source: World Economic Forum Global Risks Perception Survey 2016.