WGI Rule of Law: Percentile Rank (higher is better)

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Capturing perceptions of the extent to which agents have confidence in and abide by the rules of society, and in particular the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, the police, and the courts, as well as the likelihood of crime and violence.
Source: The World Bank: Worldwide Governance Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 212
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1996-12     Latest: 2014-12

2009-12 2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12
1) Afghanistan
0.47
0.47
0.47
0.47
1.42
2.4
2) Albania
36.49
40.76
38.5
34.6
35.55
40.87
3) Algeria
26.07
27.01
25.35
27.01
30.81
25.48
4) American Samoa
86.26
85.78
84.98
85.78
85.78
87.5
5) Andorra
87.2
87.2
89.67
89.57
90.05
90.38
6) Angola
9.48
9
8.92
7.11
8.53
11.06
7) Anguilla
90.05
89.57
88.73
89.1
88.63
58.65
8) Antigua and Barbuda
81.99
81.04
79.81
80.09
74.88
49.04
9) Argentina
29.38
32.23
32.86
28.91
27.96
18.27
10) Armenia
40.76
39.81
42.25
43.13
45.02
43.75
11) Aruba
89.1
89.1
87.79
86.73
86.73
82.69
12) Australia
94.79
94.79
94.37
94.79
95.73
96.15
13) Austria
96.21
96.21
97.18
97.63
97.63
96.63
14) Azerbaijan
21.8
23.22
22.07
24.64
29.86
30.77
15) Bahamas
72.51
69.67
68.08
67.77
68.72
74.52
16) Bahrain
65.88
64.45
62.44
61.61
61.61
68.27
17) Bangladesh
24.64
25.59
28.64
19.43
22.75
25.96
18) Barbados
81.04
83.41
82.63
81.04
81.99
81.73
19) Belarus
17.06
15.17
14.08
18.48
20.38
22.6
20) Belgium
88.63
88.63
89.2
88.63
89.1
88.94
21) Belize
43.13
44.08
38.03
41.23
40.28
24.52
22) Benin
30.33
29.86
29.11
32.23
32.23
33.65
23) Bermuda
78.2
85.78
84.98
85.78
85.78
58.65
24) Bhutan
59.72
58.77
59.15
59.24
59.24
67.79
25) Bolivia
13.27
14.22
15.96
15.64
14.22
12.5
26) Bosnia Herzegovina
44.08
43.6
45.07
48.34
50.24
48.56
27) Botswana
68.25
68.72
69.48
70.14
68.25
74.04
28) Brazil
48.82
54.98
56.34
51.66
52.13
55.29
29) Brunei
72.99
73.93
75.12
73.46
69.19
70.19
30) Bulgaria
53.08
51.66
50.7
51.18
51.18
55.77
31) Burkina Faso
49.76
49.76
44.6
41.71
37.91
35.1
32) Burundi
11.85
10.9
13.62
15.17
15.17
16.83
33) Cambodia
14.69
12.8
15.49
17.06
16.11
17.31
34) Cameroon
13.74
14.69
14.55
16.11
14.69
19.23
35) Canada
97.16
96.68
95.77
95.26
94.79
94.71
36) Cape Verde
63.98
63.98
63.85
65.4
64.45
72.6
37) Cayman Islands
76.3
75.83
74.65
76.78
77.25
73.56
38) Central African Republic
5.69
7.11
7.98
3.79
0.47
1.44
39) Chad
3.32
3.79
3.29
3.32
5.69
10.1
40) Chile
87.68
87.68
88.26
88.15
87.68
87.98
41) China
45.5
45.5
43.66
38.86
39.81
42.79
42) Colombia
42.18
44.55
47.42
43.6
40.76
42.31
43) Comoros
12.8
13.74
16.43
16.59
16.59
16.35
44) Congo
11.37
11.37
13.15
13.74
13.74
12.98
45) Cook Islands
28.91
20.85
19.72
46) Costa Rica
65.4
64.93
63.38
64.93
65.88
71.15
47) Croatia
58.29
60.19
60.56
59.72
60.19
65.87
48) Cuba
31.28
30.81
30.99
31.75
31.75
32.21
49) Cyprus
86.73
86.73
83.57
83.89
81.52
82.21
50) Czech Republic
79.15
79.62
80.75
81.52
82.46
84.62
51) DR Congo
1.9
2.37
1.88
1.42
2.84
3.85
52) Denmark
98.58
98.58
99.06
98.1
98.58
99.52
53) Djibouti
31.75
28.91
24.88
26.54
26.54
20.19
54) Dominica
70.14
69.19
68.54
69.19
70.14
68.75
55) Dominican Republic
25.59
25.12
26.76
29.38
36.97
40.38
56) Ecuador
7.58
10.43
11.74
11.85
18.48
13.46
57) Egypt
54.03
51.18
42.72
39.81
33.65
31.25
58) El Salvador
22.27
22.27
26.29
27.96
29.38
35.58
59) Equatorial Guinea
8.53
8.53
12.21
8.53
7.11
4.81
60) Eritrea
9
7.58
7.51
5.69
5.21
3.37
61) Estonia
84.36
83.89
85.45
84.36
86.26
86.54
62) Ethiopia
23.7
26.54
29.58
31.28
32.7
38.94
63) Fiji
26.54
23.7
23.94
25.12
21.8
34.62
64) Finland
100
100
100
99.53
99.05
100
65) France
89.57
90.52
90.14
90.05
88.15
88.46
66) French Guiana
85.31
86.26
86.38
86.26
84.36
83.65
67) Gabon
36.02
35.55
40.85
40.76
38.39
36.06
68) Gambia
41.71
36.02
36.62
36.97
34.6
29.81
69) Georgia
49.29
48.82
51.64
54.5
53.55
64.42
70) Germany
92.89
91.47
91.55
91.94
91.94
93.27
71) Ghana
52.61
54.03
53.99
54.03
56.4
59.13
72) Greece
67.3
66.82
67.14
63.51
63.51
67.31
73) Greenland
93.36
93.84
95.31
93.84
93.84
92.31
74) Grenada
58.77
58.29
59.62
58.77
58.77
50
75) Guam
86.26
85.78
84.98
85.78
85.78
87.5
76) Guatemala
15.64
16.59
15.02
14.69
13.27
14.42
77) Guinea Bissau
4.74
5.69
6.1
2.37
1.9
6.25
78) Guinea
2.84
3.32
2.82
4.27
4.74
5.29
79) Guyana
35.55
38.86
37.09
37.44
37.44
31.73
80) Haiti
5.21
4.74
5.16
6.64
7.58
7.69
81) Honduras
18.96
21.33
19.25
11.37
10.43
14.9
82) Hong Kong
91
91
90.61
90.52
91
93.75
83) Hungary
71.56
72.04
71.36
68.25
67.3
70.67
84) Iceland
93.84
93.36
92.96
92.42
92.42
90.87
85) India
54.98
54.5
52.11
52.61
52.61
54.33
86) Indonesia
34.6
31.75
31.92
34.12
36.49
41.83
87) Iran
18.01
17.54
18.78
20.85
17.06
13.94
88) Iraq
1.42
1.9
2.35
2.84
3.79
5.77
89) Ireland
95.26
95.73
96.24
94.31
94.31
92.79
90) Israel
74.41
79.15
80.28
77.73
80.09
83.17
91) Italy
62.09
63.03
62.91
62.09
62.09
66.83
92) Ivory Coast
7.11
9.48
7.04
13.27
18.96
30.29
93) Jamaica
38.86
36.97
41.78
42.18
43.13
44.23
94) Japan
88.15
88.15
86.85
87.2
89.57
89.42
95) Jordan
61.61
61.14
61.97
62.56
62.56
69.71
96) Kazakhstan
32.7
32.7
32.39
30.81
30.33
34.13
97) Kenya
16.11
17.06
17.37
22.27
27.49
37.5
98) Kiribati
60.19
56.87
57.75
58.29
58.29
50.96
99) Kosovo
32.23
31.28
34.74
35.07
36.02
37.02
100) Kuwait
66.82
66.35
66.67
63.03
63.03
60.1
101) Kyrgyzstan
6.16
8.06
9.39
12.32
12.8
15.87
102) Laos
16.59
19.43
18.31
23.22
25.59
26.92
103) Latvia
73.46
73.46
71.83
72.51
72.99
77.88
104) Lebanon
29.86
30.33
30.52
27.49
25.12
24.04
105) Lesotho
47.87
46.45
47.89
46.45
46.92
47.6
106) Liberia
15.17
15.64
16.9
18.01
19.43
20.67
107) Libya
20.85
18.96
12.68
12.8
6.16
2.88
108) Liechtenstein
92.42
91.94
92.02
91
91.47
91.35
109) Lithuania
70.62
72.51
73.24
72.99
73.93
78.37
110) Luxembourg
97.63
97.63
96.71
96.21
96.21
95.67
111) Macau
69.67
70.62
70.42
69.67
69.67
79.33
112) Macedonia
46.92
46.92
48.36
47.87
49.29
56.73
113) Madagascar
27.49
22.75
22.54
20.38
19.91
25
114) Malawi
52.13
50.71
50.23
47.39
49.76
45.67
115) Malaysia
64.45
65.88
64.79
65.88
64.93
75
116) Maldives
51.18
45.02
33.8
38.39
28.91
36.54
117) Mali
45.02
40.28
37.56
30.33
27.01
29.33
118) Malta
90.52
90.05
87.32
87.68
87.2
86.06
119) Marshall Islands
46.45
47.39
61.03
57.82
57.82
48.08
120) Martinique
78.2
77.73
77
75.83
76.78
58.65
121) Mauritania
23.22
21.8
20.66
19.91
18.01
22.12
122) Mauritius
79.62
75.36
78.4
79.15
78.2
78.85
123) Mexico
33.65
34.12
35.21
36.02
35.07
37.98
124) Micronesia
57.35
53.08
53.52
54.98
54.98
45.19
125) Moldova
40.28
42.18
44.13
45.02
42.65
46.63
126) Monaco
80.57
78.67
79.34
78.67
79.62
127) Mongolia
45.97
43.13
46.95
44.55
43.6
41.35
128) Montenegro
56.4
55.45
55.4
55.45
54.03
60.58
129) Morocco
50.24
50.24
48.83
49.29
47.39
56.25
130) Mozambique
35.07
39.34
34.27
33.65
22.27
21.63
131) Myanmar
3.79
2.84
3.76
6.16
10.9
8.65
132) Namibia
61.14
60.66
60.09
60.19
59.72
62.98
133) Nauru
63.51
63.51
65.26
70.62
67.77
10.58
134) Nepal
19.91
16.11
17.84
26.07
26.07
28.37
135) Netherlands
96.68
97.16
97.65
97.16
97.16
97.12
136) New Zealand
99.05
98.1
98.59
98.58
98.1
98.56
137) Nicaragua
22.75
24.17
27.7
28.44
31.28
28.85
138) Niger
36.97
35.07
43.19
29.86
28.44
27.4
139) Nigeria
12.32
12.32
10.8
10.43
11.85
11.54
140) Niue
28.91
27.96
25.82
141) North Korea
8.06
6.16
6.57
9
8.06
1.92
142) Norway
98.1
99.05
98.12
100
100
99.04
143) Oman
68.72
67.3
66.2
67.3
66.82
73.08
144) Pakistan
21.33
27.49
20.19
18.96
21.33
23.56
145) Palau
73.93
71.56
77.46
77.25
77.73
64.9
146) Panama
51.66
52.13
55.87
48.82
47.87
54.81
147) Papua New Guinea
18.48
18.48
24.41
22.75
17.54
21.15
148) Paraguay
17.54
20.38
23
21.33
24.17
27.88
149) Peru
30.81
33.18
31.46
32.7
33.18
33.17
150) Philippines
34.12
33.65
35.68
36.49
41.71
43.27
151) Poland
66.35
68.25
72.3
72.04
73.46
77.4
152) Portugal
83.41
82.94
81.69
82.46
82.94
84.13
153) Puerto Rico
72.04
72.99
72.77
73.93
71.09
76.92
154) Qatar
82.46
80.09
74.18
81.99
83.41
81.25
155) Reunion
78.2
77.73
77
75.83
76.78
85.1
156) Romania
55.45
56.4
56.81
55.92
56.87
63.46
157) Russia
25.12
26.07
27.23
23.7
24.64
26.44
158) Rwanda
37.44
45.97
46.48
46.92
50.71
61.06
159) Saint Lucia
74.88
74.41
73.71
68.72
72.51
71.63
160) Samoa
67.77
67.77
69.95
71.09
71.56
75.48
161) San Marino
80.57
78.67
79.34
78.67
79.62
162) Sao Tome and Principe
27.96
28.44
28.17
24.17
23.7
19.71
163) Saudi Arabia
59.24
62.09
58.69
60.66
60.66
65.38
164) Senegal
43.6
41.23
38.97
45.97
46.45
53.85
165) Serbia
41.23
41.71
46.01
44.08
44.55
50.48
166) Seychelles
55.92
55.92
54.93
53.55
54.5
62.5
167) Sierra Leone
19.43
18.01
21.13
21.8
20.85
17.79
168) Singapore
91.94
92.89
93.43
95.73
95.26
95.19
169) Slovakia
64.93
65.4
67.61
63.98
63.98
69.23
170) Slovenia
83.89
80.57
82.16
80.57
80.57
80.29
171) Solomon Islands
27.01
29.38
33.33
33.18
34.12
32.69
172) South Africa
56.87
57.82
58.22
57.35
57.35
63.94
173) South Korea
81.52
81.52
81.22
79.62
78.67
80.77
174) South Sudan
5.63
4.74
4.27
0.96
175) Spain
84.83
84.36
85.92
83.41
81.04
79.81
176) Sri Lanka
53.55
53.55
52.58
52.13
45.97
51.92
177) St Kitts Nevis
71.09
71.09
70.89
71.56
72.04
61.54
178) St Vincent Grenadines
75.36
74.88
77.93
76.3
74.41
72.12
179) Sudan
9.95
6.64
10.33
9.48
9.48
9.62
180) Suriname
50.71
52.61
53.05
53.08
53.08
49.52
181) Swaziland
33.18
37.91
40.38
39.34
42.18
46.15
182) Sweden
99.53
99.53
99.53
99.05
99.53
97.6
183) Switzerland
95.73
95.26
93.9
96.68
96.68
98.08
184) Syria
37.91
36.49
30.05
14.22
3.32
6.73
185) Taiwan
78.67
81.99
83.1
82.94
83.89
85.58
186) Tajikistan
10.9
11.85
11.27
10.9
9.95
15.38
187) Tanzania
39.34
38.39
36.15
35.55
38.86
39.42
188) Thailand
48.34
49.29
49.3
50.24
51.66
51.44
189) Timor Leste
10.43
9.95
9.86
9.95
9
9.13
190) Togo
20.38
19.91
21.6
17.54
15.64
18.75
191) Tonga
54.5
57.35
54.46
56.4
55.45
52.4
192) Trinidad and Tobago
47.39
47.87
49.77
49.76
48.34
52.88
193) Tunisia
60.66
59.72
51.17
50.71
48.82
53.37
194) Turkey
57.82
59.24
57.28
56.87
55.92
59.62
195) Turkmenistan
4.27
4.27
4.23
5.21
6.64
7.21
196) Tuvalu
82.94
82.46
64.32
64.45
65.4
66.35
197) US Virgin Islands
78.2
77.73
77
75.83
76.78
58.65
198) Uganda
42.65
42.65
45.54
45.5
44.08
39.9
199) Ukraine
24.17
24.64
23.47
25.59
23.22
23.08
200) United Arab Emirates
63.03
62.56
65.73
66.82
70.62
76.44
201) United Kingdom
94.31
94.31
92.49
92.89
92.89
94.23
202) United States
91.47
92.42
91.08
91.47
90.52
89.9
203) Uruguay
69.19
70.14
69.01
66.35
66.35
75.96
204) Uzbekistan
6.64
5.21
4.69
7.58
11.37
12.02
205) Vanuatu
62.56
61.61
61.5
61.14
61.14
62.02
206) Venezuela
2.37
1.42
1.41
0.95
0.95
0.48
207) Vietnam
39.81
34.6
39.44
37.91
39.34
44.71
208) West Bank and Gaza
44.55
48.34
41.31
40.28
41.23
38.46
209) Yemen
14.22
13.27
8.45
8.06
12.32
8.17
210) Zambia
38.39
37.44
39.91
42.65
45.5
47.12
211) Zimbabwe
0.95
0.95
0.94
1.9
2.37
4.33
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