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Iceland's Governance Factors

GOVERNANCE IMPACT FACTORS


Governance is assessed via indexes on corruption perceptions, rule of law, press freedom and political rights. The Governance Index gives equal weight to all four criteria.

Iceland's data is highlighted in the table below, use the filter and sort order options to allow easy comparison with other countries.

Composite Index source: World Economics Research, London


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Denmark A 98.6 100.0 96.9 97.4 100.0
Finland A 98.0 96.7 100.0 95.4 100.0
Norway A 97.6 93.3 97.3 100.0 100.0
New Zealand A 95.2 96.7 93.9 90.2 100.0
Sweden A 95.0 92.2 91.8 95.9 100.0
Switzerland A 92.9 91.1 93.6 89.3 97.6
Ireland A 91.3 85.6 86.6 95.3 97.6
Germany A 90.6 87.8 88.6 88.5 97.6
Netherlands A 90.6 88.9 91.9 84.1 97.6
Luxembourg A 90.0 85.6 93.1 86.1 95.2
Canada A 89.9 82.2 89.0 88.2 100.0
Estonia A 89.3 82.2 84.0 95.9 95.2
Iceland A 89.2 82.2 92.3 89.2 92.9
Australia A 87.7 83.3 90.2 79.6 97.6
United Kingdom A 86.9 81.1 83.9 85.0 97.6
Austria A 86.9 78.9 93.1 82.8 92.9
Belgium A 86.3 81.1 81.4 85.1 97.6
France A 85.1 80.0 80.4 84.8 95.2
Japan A 84.6 81.1 87.8 69.5 100.0
Portugal A 84.2 68.9 76.5 94.0 97.6
Lithuania A 82.7 68.9 75.9 90.8 95.2
Uruguay A 81.6 82.2 66.3 77.7 100.0
United States A 80.0 76.7 83.7 78.5 81.0
Latvia A 79.1 65.6 72.6 85.5 92.9
Czech Republic A 79.0 62.2 76.3 86.9 90.5
Spain A 78.1 66.7 69.9 82.8 92.9
Korea, Rep. A 76.9 70.0 76.3 77.8 83.3
Costa Rica A 76.8 60.0 59.1 92.7 95.2
Chile A 76.5 74.4 70.9 65.4 95.2
Slovenia A 76.3 62.2 73.8 74.0 95.2
Slovak Republic B 75.5 58.9 65.6 84.6 92.9
Cabo Verde B 74.9 66.7 56.5 81.3 95.2
Bhutan B 73.9 75.6 63.8 82.5 73.8
Israel B 72.9 70.0 71.6 64.3 85.7
Cyprus B 72.0 57.8 63.8 71.2 95.2
Mauritius B 71.8 55.6 69.9 71.3 90.5
Singapore B 71.2 92.2 94.9 47.7 50.0
Italy B 70.2 62.2 54.5 73.6 90.5
Malta B 70.2 56.7 69.6 66.4 88.1
Namibia B 69.5 54.4 56.8 88.3 78.6
Croatia B 69.3 55.6 55.3 76.0 90.5
Poland B 69.2 61.1 58.9 70.8 85.7
Romania B 67.8 51.1 58.0 73.9 88.1
Jamaica B 67.0 48.9 43.4 90.0 85.7
Greece B 66.8 57.8 56.5 59.9 92.9
South Africa B 65.9 47.8 51.0 81.6 83.3
Botswana B 65.3 66.7 59.9 63.1 71.4
Trinidad and Tobago B 64.8 46.7 44.2 84.9 83.3
Ghana B 63.6 47.8 45.6 72.8 88.1
Argentina B 62.4 42.2 35.9 83.4 88.1
Suriname B 62.4 44.4 45.0 74.4 85.7
Hong Kong B 60.6 84.4 84.4 44.9 28.6
Bulgaria B 60.4 47.8 46.5 63.8 83.3
Guyana B 60.2 44.4 37.5 82.5 76.2
Hungary B 59.8 46.7 61.1 64.5 66.7
Panama B 59.3 40.0 41.3 67.8 88.1
North Macedonia B 58.9 44.4 45.7 73.9 71.4
Georgia B 58.8 62.2 52.0 64.0 57.1
Dominican Republic B 58.2 35.6 45.2 83.0 69.0
Mongolia B 58.2 36.7 41.9 63.9 90.5
Moldova C 57.7 43.3 39.2 79.3 69.0
Armenia C 57.6 51.1 45.2 74.4 59.5
Senegal C 57.0 47.8 38.4 68.1 73.8
Ecuador C 56.8 40.0 39.0 69.7 78.6
Tunisia C 56.1 44.4 50.1 63.1 66.7
Malaysia C 55.5 52.2 61.8 55.6 52.4
Burkina Faso C 55.4 46.7 36.5 78.9 59.5
Brazil C 55.3 42.2 40.5 59.8 78.6
Malawi C 54.9 37.8 41.6 66.3 73.8
India C 54.4 44.4 45.6 44.3 83.3
Peru C 54.3 40.0 34.5 66.6 76.2
Albania C 53.4 40.0 41.1 60.9 71.4
Sierra Leone C 53.2 37.8 26.8 76.7 71.4
Lesotho C 52.9 41.1 37.2 64.1 69.0
Qatar C 52.5 64.4 71.2 52.9 21.4
Indonesia C 52.3 37.8 41.9 53.2 76.2
United Arab Emirates C 52.0 74.4 68.8 48.0 16.7
Serbia C 51.6 40.0 45.3 66.4 54.8
Nepal C 51.4 37.8 35.8 67.6 64.3
Niger C 51.4 35.6 37.3 73.2 59.5
Gambia C 51.3 37.8 37.8 74.7 54.8
Cote d'Ivoire C 50.7 41.1 31.5 80.4 50.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina C 49.8 37.8 40.5 70.8 50.0
Colombia C 49.8 43.3 36.1 45.8 73.8
Paraguay C 49.7 31.1 33.4 63.0 71.4
Ukraine C 48.6 36.7 30.8 60.2 66.7
Sri Lanka C 48.4 40.0 48.6 45.5 59.5
Papua New Guinea C 48.4 33.3 28.8 71.9 59.5
Kenya C 48.2 35.6 37.7 69.7 50.0
Liberia C 47.4 28.9 24.1 67.7 69.0
Jordan C 47.2 52.2 53.0 52.5 31.0
El Salvador D 46.9 36.7 26.1 58.4 66.7
Madagascar D 46.5 28.9 25.6 62.6 69.0
Zambia D 45.9 36.7 32.5 59.8 54.8
Rwanda D 45.5 56.7 52.7 48.8 23.8
Mexico D 45.5 34.4 27.3 51.3 69.0
Kuwait D 45.0 46.7 54.3 40.9 38.1
Benin D 44.4 47.8 32.5 52.2 45.2
Philippines D 44.4 36.7 31.3 45.2 64.3
Bolivia D 43.2 34.4 18.0 51.4 69.0
Togo D 42.2 33.3 33.4 61.7 40.5
Morocco D 42.0 42.2 41.2 49.0 35.7
Mauritania D 41.2 33.3 30.6 62.7 38.1
Oman D 41.2 48.9 58.0 38.8 19.0
Turkey D 41.1 40.0 37.0 44.5 42.9
Ethiopia D 40.6 42.2 32.2 54.5 33.3
Tanzania D 40.5 42.2 34.3 52.1 33.3
Thailand D 40.3 40.0 50.6 54.1 16.7
Nigeria D 38.9 26.7 25.9 50.5 52.4
Saudi Arabia D 38.4 56.7 53.5 36.4 7.1
Guatemala D 38.2 26.7 19.8 51.7 54.8
Bahrain D 37.9 48.9 59.6 33.4 9.5
Angola D 37.6 36.7 23.4 61.7 28.6
Uganda D 37.1 28.9 38.7 50.0 31.0
Comoros D 36.3 21.1 16.5 64.9 42.9
Kazakhstan D 36.0 40.0 35.2 52.1 16.7
Guinea-Bissau D 35.8 23.3 11.0 63.5 45.2
Pakistan D 35.7 30.0 31.4 41.0 40.5
Mozambique D 35.5 28.9 21.3 53.8 38.1
Sudan D 35.3 24.4 16.8 44.2 55.8
Algeria D 35.3 36.7 26.9 49.1 28.6
Bangladesh D 35.0 27.8 32.1 39.5 40.5
Guinea E 34.9 27.8 18.9 64.6 28.6
Mali E 34.6 31.1 24.7 58.8 23.8
Honduras E 34.5 25.6 20.3 37.4 54.8
Haiti E 33.8 18.9 15.8 69.7 31.0
Gabon E 33.6 32.2 29.9 60.4 11.9
Kyrgyzstan E 33.5 30.0 20.3 69.3 14.3
Lebanon E 33.2 26.7 20.3 50.3 35.7
Vietnam E 32.7 46.7 43.9 28.2 11.9
Egypt E 31.6 33.3 41.4 32.6 19.0
China E 31.4 50.0 48.5 27.2 0.0
Eswatini E 31.0 33.3 33.3 50.1 7.1
Cameroon E 30.2 28.9 19.7 53.0 19.0
Zimbabwe E 30.1 25.6 15.5 48.5 31.0
Uzbekistan E 29.6 34.4 25.1 49.4 9.5
Belarus E 28.8 43.3 19.6 42.8 9.5
Russia E 28.8 31.1 25.5 41.9 16.7
Cambodia E 28.7 26.7 24.7 46.9 16.7
Laos E 28.7 34.4 31.3 39.5 9.5
Congo, Rep. E 28.7 23.3 18.7 63.3 9.5
Azerbaijan E 27.6 25.6 32.7 42.5 9.5
Burundi E 27.0 18.9 14.7 60.2 14.3
Central African Republic E 26.3 26.7 5.2 61.5 11.9
Chad E 25.7 21.1 13.9 60.6 7.1
Congo, Dem. Rep E 23.1 22.2 4.3 51.4 14.3
Tajikistan E 23.1 26.7 17.5 43.5 4.8
Nicaragua E 22.7 21.1 13.1 40.0 16.7
Afghanistan E 18.8 26.7 0.0 41.3 7.1
Libya E 18.7 18.9 2.2 46.6 7.1
Myanmar E 17.0 25.6 10.6 27.0 4.8
Turkmenistan E 15.9 21.1 10.9 27.0 4.8
Yemen, Rep. E 14.6 17.8 1.8 31.5 7.1
Bahamas, The U 0.0 71.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Taiwan U 0.0 75.6 0.0 0.0 0.0



Key:
Index numbers are all rebased and shown on a scale of 0-100.
         Governance: 0 = Poor governance, 100 = As good as it gets.
         Corruption Perception: 0 = Bad, 100 = Good.
         Rule of Law: 0 = low rule of law, 100 = High rule of law.
         Press Freedom: 0 = Low press freedom, 100 = High press freedom.
         Political Rights: 0 = Low political rights, 100 = High political rights.

Grade definitions:
         A: Very good
         B: Good
         C: Average
         D: Poor
         E: Very poor


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Original source data: World Bank (Rule of Law), RSF (Press Freedom), Freedom House (Political Rights), Transparency International (Corruption Perceptions)










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