A score of 3 on the Extra Government side of the Role Potential spectrum indicates Extra Government Venues represents the large majority of Role Potentials. The lack of law and regulatory institutions discourages lawful actors from conducting operation in these Governments. Moreover, investments, land claims, mineral right, etc must be secured using extra Government venues (violence, bribery, etc.). In these socio-political the populace may even come to rely on non-state actors to perform social services outside the major cities.

-Government Sanctioned Role Potentials include participation in organized and regulated business and political systems, organized groups (religious, labor, activist), etc.
-Extra Government Role Potentials include violence, bribery, ideological persuasion, etc.