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Governance Factors

GOVERNANCE IMPACT FACTORS

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

Data source: World Economics Research, London






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Index
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Press Freedom
(0-100 Index)
Political Rights
(0-100 Index)
Denmark 97.9 97.3 94.6 97.4 100.0
New Zealand 97.1 100.0 95.2 90.2 100.0
Norway 96.9 92.5 97.7 100.0 100.0
Finland 95.9 88.0 100.0 95.4 100.0
Sweden 95.3 91.3 93.3 95.9 100.0
Switzerland 91.6 81.6 93.8 89.3 97.6
Canada 89.9 87.0 89.5 88.2 100.0
Germany 89.9 87.2 87.1 88.5 97.6
Netherlands 89.7 80.6 92.1 84.1 100.0
Iceland 89.5 85.8 93.1 89.2 83.3
United Kingdom 89.5 94.2 85.6 85.0 97.6
Estonia 89.0 88.8 82.8 95.9 95.2
Australia 88.8 89.9 89.4 79.6 100.0
Ireland 88.7 86.9 85.7 95.3 97.6
Luxembourg 87.8 68.8 93.0 86.1 95.2
Austria 87.6 85.4 93.4 82.8 92.9
Belgium 85.5 78.6 82.5 85.1 97.6
Japan 84.1 84.1 86.3 69.5 100.0
France 83.5 81.9 81.4 84.8 95.2
Portugal 82.8 81.3 77.9 94.0 97.6
Lithuania 82.3 90.6 73.2 90.8 95.2
United States 81.6 95.0 82.4 78.5 81.0
Cyprus 80.2 75.6 63.0 71.2 95.2
Korea, Rep. 79.4 95.0 77.9 77.8 83.3
Latvia 79.3 88.2 72.3 85.5 92.9
Spain 79.0 83.9 70.9 82.8 92.9
Slovenia 77.9 81.4 75.0 74.0 97.6
Singapore 77.5 99.0 95.1 47.7 50.0
Czech Republic 77.3 81.0 74.8 86.9 90.5
Malta 76.8 62.5 71.3 66.4 88.1
Jamaica 76.7 68.9 42.8 90.0 85.7
Chile 76.2 74.2 75.0 65.4 95.2
Bhutan 76.0 62.2 63.3 82.5 76.2
Mauritius 75.6 90.4 71.4 71.3 92.9
Costa Rica 75.3 68.1 62.7 92.7 95.2
North Macedonia 75.0 89.1 47.1 73.9 69.0
Uruguay 74.8 54.1 65.4 77.7 100.0
Georgia 73.9 94.5 55.7 64.0 59.5
Slovak Republic 73.8 79.7 65.4 84.6 92.9
Hong Kong 73.3 97.4 87.9 44.9 40.5
Israel 72.8 81.7 73.3 64.3 83.3
Moldova 71.6 77.5 38.5 79.3 66.7
Poland 71.2 81.1 62.0 70.8 85.7
Armenia 70.4 77.7 46.6 74.4 57.1
Italy 69.1 74.7 54.6 73.6 90.5
Serbia 68.7 79.8 44.1 66.4 57.1
Croatia 68.5 76.1 55.9 76.0 90.5
Cabo Verde 67.7 42.3 60.7 81.3 95.2
Guyana 67.2 43.1 38.1 82.5 76.2
Romania 67.0 75.6 57.8 73.9 88.1
Namibia 65.2 53.8 56.0 88.3 78.6
Greece 64.8 66.7 56.6 59.9 92.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina 63.8 61.2 41.1 70.8 50.0
Botswana 63.7 62.6 59.5 63.1 71.4
Malaysia 63.0 90.4 64.9 55.6 54.8
South Africa 62.9 64.1 45.8 81.6 83.3
Papua New Guinea 61.8 50.9 30.9 71.9 59.5
Hungary 61.6 75.7 61.3 64.5 66.7
Bulgaria 61.3 73.1 46.5 63.8 83.3
Tunisia 60.6 67.1 52.0 63.1 81.0
United Arab Emirates 60.3 89.1 71.3 48.0 16.7
Trinidad and Tobago 60.3 53.7 45.5 84.9 83.3
Ghana 59.6 51.3 47.7 72.8 88.1
Argentina 59.0 49.5 37.1 83.4 88.1
Panama 58.0 63.3 43.5 67.8 88.1
Mongolia 57.9 65.5 42.1 63.9 90.5
India 56.8 71.4 48.2 44.3 85.7
Qatar 56.1 67.1 73.4 52.9 21.4
Peru 55.9 67.1 40.2 66.6 73.8
Liberia 55.4 20.8 23.3 67.7 69.0
Senegal 55.0 50.0 41.8 68.1 73.8
Kyrgyzstan 54.2 65.6 25.8 69.3 14.3
Indonesia 53.7 68.8 40.3 53.2 76.2
Azerbaijan 52.9 85.0 31.6 42.5 9.5
Albania 52.8 65.4 39.8 60.9 69.0
Brazil 52.8 49.7 44.3 59.8 78.6
Dominican Republic 52.2 51.3 42.1 83.0 66.7
Colombia 51.7 69.6 36.5 45.8 73.8
Rwanda 51.7 81.3 51.3 48.8 23.8
Lesotho 51.3 50.3 37.4 64.1 69.0
Malawi 51.1 53.0 42.1 66.3 73.8
El Salvador 50.8 60.9 29.9 58.4 76.2
Ecuador 50.8 47.2 35.1 69.7 69.0
Ukraine 50.7 69.9 32.1 60.2 66.7
Kenya 50.4 75.4 34.9 69.7 50.0
Jordan 50.3 67.7 53.9 52.5 31.0
Nepal 50.1 57.1 36.5 67.6 64.3
Lebanon 49.8 41.0 26.3 50.3 35.7
Mexico 49.6 73.8 32.1 51.3 69.0
Burkina Faso 49.3 35.7 38.3 78.9 59.5
Uzbekistan 49.3 69.3 22.4 49.4 9.5
Haiti 49.1 16.3 23.1 69.7 40.5
Oman 49.0 69.5 64.0 38.8 19.0
Turkey 48.6 81.9 39.8 44.5 42.9
Kazakhstan 48.2 86.9 38.9 52.1 16.7
Morocco 48.2 75.7 46.5 49.0 35.7
Zimbabwe 48.1 0.0 17.2 48.5 31.0
Paraguay 48.0 49.6 38.4 63.0 71.4
Thailand 47.8 87.9 51.6 54.1 16.7
Sri Lanka 47.7 54.6 47.5 45.5 59.5
Cote d'Ivoire 47.7 52.6 33.8 80.4 42.9
Kuwait 47.5 64.8 56.8 40.9 38.1
Zambia 46.8 63.9 33.3 59.8 52.4
Sierra Leone 46.3 28.5 30.0 76.7 71.4
Gambia 46.1 33.7 39.6 74.7 52.4
Niger 45.9 45.4 35.1 73.2 52.4
Philippines 45.4 56.5 35.0 45.2 64.3
Saudi Arabia 44.3 71.1 54.6 36.4 7.1
Bahrain 44.2 80.5 60.8 33.4 9.5
Tajikistan 43.3 53.6 18.6 43.5 4.8
Benin 42.2 37.5 30.7 52.2 54.8
Togo 41.8 55.5 32.3 61.7 40.5
Myanmar 41.1 27.4 19.5 27.0 35.7
Congo, Rep. 40.6 14.1 20.0 63.3 9.5
Madagascar 40.2 29.0 26.8 62.6 69.0
Afghanistan 39.9 22.4 4.0 41.3 35.7
Guatemala 39.8 56.1 22.6 51.7 54.8
Bolivia 39.7 36.2 20.2 51.4 69.0
Belarus 39.5 77.3 24.1 42.8 9.5
China 38.8 82.8 47.2 27.2 0.0
Russia 38.7 84.4 29.9 41.9 16.7
Nigeria 38.6 45.7 28.6 50.5 54.8
Tanzania 38.4 41.3 33.8 52.1 33.3
Mauritania 37.8 35.1 34.2 62.7 38.1
Uganda 37.8 51.3 40.5 50.0 31.0
Pakistan 37.6 53.1 31.6 41.0 40.5
Vietnam 36.7 69.1 45.3 28.2 11.9
Ethiopia 36.1 29.5 38.8 54.5 26.2
Turkmenistan 35.4 0.0 13.9 27.0 4.8
Mozambique 34.3 42.2 23.4 53.8 38.1
Guinea 34.0 32.1 17.4 64.6 38.1
Mali 34.0 38.5 25.8 58.8 26.2
Honduras 33.8 44.6 25.0 37.4 50.0
Eswatini 33.6 50.4 35.5 50.1 7.1
Egypt 33.5 51.4 39.8 32.6 19.0
Algeria 33.3 30.6 29.4 49.1 28.6
Comoros 32.9 29.3 19.0 64.9 42.9
Bangladesh 30.8 24.2 34.5 39.5 40.5
Libya 30.3 1.7 0.0 46.6 7.1
Guinea Bissau 30.0 20.9 14.9 63.5 45.2
Gabon 29.8 24.1 32.2 60.4 11.9
Angola 29.8 17.3 24.9 61.7 28.6
Sudan 29.5 23.8 22.3 44.2 55.8
Nicaragua 27.6 41.1 18.6 40.0 28.6
Cambodia 27.4 40.1 25.3 46.9 16.7
Cameroon 26.9 26.1 20.3 53.0 21.4
Laos 26.1 34.7 27.7 39.5 9.5
Burundi 24.7 27.3 16.1 60.2 14.3
Chad 21.3 9.4 16.4 60.6 11.9
Central African Republic 20.4 6.9 6.4 61.5 11.9
Congo, Dem. Rep 16.9 8.1 4.4 51.4 16.7

See: Data for individual countries by using country lists


Key:
Index numbers are all rebased and shown on a scale of 0-100.
         Governance: 0 = Poor governance, 100 = As good as it gets.
         Ease of Doing Business: 0 = Hard, 100 = Easy.
         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.


Notes: Click on each country name to see detailed governance data.
Original source data for Indexes: World Economics (Governance Index), World Bank (Rule of Law & Ease of Doing Business), RSF (Press Freedom), Freedom House (Political Rights)





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