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

2008-12 2009-12 2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12
1) Afghanistan
0.48
0.47
0.47
0.47
0.47
1.42
2.4
2) Albania
32.69
36.49
40.76
38.5
34.6
35.55
40.87
3) Algeria
27.88
26.07
27.01
25.35
27.01
30.81
25.48
4) American Samoa
85.1
86.26
85.78
84.98
85.78
85.78
87.5
5) Andorra
87.5
87.2
87.2
89.67
89.57
90.05
90.38
6) Angola
6.73
9.48
9
8.92
7.11
8.53
11.06
7) Anguilla
93.75
90.05
89.57
88.73
89.1
88.63
58.65
8) Antigua and Barbuda
81.73
81.99
81.04
79.81
80.09
74.88
49.04
9) Argentina
28.85
29.38
32.23
32.86
28.91
27.96
18.27
10) Armenia
46.15
40.76
39.81
42.25
43.13
45.02
43.75
11) Aruba
79.33
89.1
89.1
87.79
86.73
86.73
82.69
12) Australia
95.19
94.79
94.79
94.37
94.79
95.73
96.15
13) Austria
99.04
96.21
96.21
97.18
97.63
97.63
96.63
14) Azerbaijan
23.08
21.8
23.22
22.07
24.64
29.86
30.77
15) Bahamas
86.54
72.51
69.67
68.08
67.77
68.72
74.52
16) Bahrain
67.31
65.88
64.45
62.44
61.61
61.61
68.27
17) Bangladesh
24.04
24.64
25.59
28.64
19.43
22.75
25.96
18) Barbados
87.98
81.04
83.41
82.63
81.04
81.99
81.73
19) Belarus
16.35
17.06
15.17
14.08
18.48
20.38
22.6
20) Belgium
89.42
88.63
88.63
89.2
88.63
89.1
88.94
21) Belize
49.52
43.13
44.08
38.03
41.23
40.28
24.52
22) Benin
35.58
30.33
29.86
29.11
32.23
32.23
33.65
23) Bermuda
79.33
78.2
85.78
84.98
85.78
85.78
58.65
24) Bhutan
60.58
59.72
58.77
59.15
59.24
59.24
67.79
25) Bolivia
17.31
13.27
14.22
15.96
15.64
14.22
12.5
26) Bosnia Herzegovina
40.38
44.08
43.6
45.07
48.34
50.24
48.56
27) Botswana
70.19
68.25
68.72
69.48
70.14
68.25
74.04
28) Brazil
43.27
48.82
54.98
56.34
51.66
52.13
55.29
29) Brunei
65.38
72.99
73.93
75.12
73.46
69.19
70.19
30) Bulgaria
50.48
53.08
51.66
50.7
51.18
51.18
55.77
31) Burkina Faso
44.71
49.76
49.76
44.6
41.71
37.91
35.1
32) Burundi
15.38
11.85
10.9
13.62
15.17
15.17
16.83
33) Cambodia
12.02
14.69
12.8
15.49
17.06
16.11
17.31
34) Cameroon
12.98
13.74
14.69
14.55
16.11
14.69
19.23
35) Canada
95.67
97.16
96.68
95.77
95.26
94.79
94.71
36) Cape Verde
66.35
63.98
63.98
63.85
65.4
64.45
72.6
37) Cayman Islands
85.1
76.3
75.83
74.65
76.78
77.25
73.56
38) Central African Republic
4.33
5.69
7.11
7.98
3.79
0.47
1.44
39) Chad
2.4
3.32
3.79
3.29
3.32
5.69
10.1
40) Chile
88.46
87.68
87.68
88.26
88.15
87.68
87.98
41) China
45.19
45.5
45.5
43.66
38.86
39.81
42.79
42) Colombia
39.42
42.18
44.55
47.42
43.6
40.76
42.31
43) Comoros
13.94
12.8
13.74
16.43
16.59
16.59
16.35
44) Congo
10.58
11.37
11.37
13.15
13.74
13.74
12.98
45) Cook Islands
28.91
20.85
19.72
46) Costa Rica
62.5
65.4
64.93
63.38
64.93
65.88
71.15
47) Croatia
55.29
58.29
60.19
60.56
59.72
60.19
65.87
48) Cuba
23.56
31.28
30.81
30.99
31.75
31.75
32.21
49) Cyprus
87.02
86.73
86.73
83.57
83.89
81.52
82.21
50) Czech Republic
76.92
79.15
79.62
80.75
81.52
82.46
84.62
51) DR Congo
2.88
1.9
2.37
1.88
1.42
2.84
3.85
52) Denmark
99.52
98.58
98.58
99.06
98.1
98.58
99.52
53) Djibouti
35.1
31.75
28.91
24.88
26.54
26.54
20.19
54) Dominica
69.71
70.14
69.19
68.54
69.19
70.14
68.75
55) Dominican Republic
30.29
25.59
25.12
26.76
29.38
36.97
40.38
56) Ecuador
10.1
7.58
10.43
11.74
11.85
18.48
13.46
57) Egypt
52.88
54.03
51.18
42.72
39.81
33.65
31.25
58) El Salvador
27.4
22.27
22.27
26.29
27.96
29.38
35.58
59) Equatorial Guinea
8.17
8.53
8.53
12.21
8.53
7.11
4.81
60) Eritrea
9.13
9
7.58
7.51
5.69
5.21
3.37
61) Estonia
85.58
84.36
83.89
85.45
84.36
86.26
86.54
62) Ethiopia
30.77
23.7
26.54
29.58
31.28
32.7
38.94
63) Fiji
36.54
26.54
23.7
23.94
25.12
21.8
34.62
64) Finland
98.08
100
100
100
99.53
99.05
100
65) France
90.87
89.57
90.52
90.14
90.05
88.15
88.46
66) French Guiana
68.75
85.31
86.26
86.38
86.26
84.36
83.65
67) Gabon
33.17
36.02
35.55
40.85
40.76
38.39
36.06
68) Gambia
43.75
41.71
36.02
36.62
36.97
34.6
29.81
69) Georgia
49.04
49.29
48.82
51.64
54.5
53.55
64.42
70) Germany
94.23
92.89
91.47
91.55
91.94
91.94
93.27
71) Ghana
52.4
52.61
54.03
53.99
54.03
56.4
59.13
72) Greece
75.48
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
57.21
58.77
58.29
59.62
58.77
58.77
50
75) Guam
85.1
86.26
85.78
84.98
85.78
85.78
87.5
76) Guatemala
11.06
15.64
16.59
15.02
14.69
13.27
14.42
77) Guinea Bissau
5.29
4.74
5.69
6.1
2.37
1.9
6.25
78) Guinea
3.37
2.84
3.32
2.82
4.27
4.74
5.29
79) Guyana
31.73
35.55
38.86
37.09
37.44
37.44
31.73
80) Haiti
7.69
5.21
4.74
5.16
6.64
7.58
7.69
81) Honduras
18.75
18.96
21.33
19.25
11.37
10.43
14.9
82) Hong Kong
90.38
91
91
90.61
90.52
91
93.75
83) Hungary
79.81
71.56
72.04
71.36
68.25
67.3
70.67
84) Iceland
97.6
93.84
93.36
92.96
92.42
92.42
90.87
85) India
56.25
54.98
54.5
52.11
52.61
52.61
54.33
86) Indonesia
31.25
34.6
31.75
31.92
34.12
36.49
41.83
87) Iran
20.67
18.01
17.54
18.78
20.85
17.06
13.94
88) Iraq
0.96
1.42
1.9
2.35
2.84
3.79
5.77
89) Ireland
93.27
95.26
95.73
96.24
94.31
94.31
92.79
90) Israel
75
74.41
79.15
80.28
77.73
80.09
83.17
91) Italy
62.98
62.09
63.03
62.91
62.09
62.09
66.83
92) Ivory Coast
3.85
7.11
9.48
7.04
13.27
18.96
30.29
93) Jamaica
40.87
38.86
36.97
41.78
42.18
43.13
44.23
94) Japan
88.94
88.15
88.15
86.85
87.2
89.57
89.42
95) Jordan
63.94
61.61
61.14
61.97
62.56
62.56
69.71
96) Kazakhstan
24.52
32.7
32.7
32.39
30.81
30.33
34.13
97) Kenya
15.87
16.11
17.06
17.37
22.27
27.49
37.5
98) Kiribati
62.02
60.19
56.87
57.75
58.29
58.29
50.96
99) Kosovo
34.13
32.23
31.28
34.74
35.07
36.02
37.02
100) Kuwait
69.23
66.82
66.35
66.67
63.03
63.03
60.1
101) Kyrgyzstan
7.21
6.16
8.06
9.39
12.32
12.8
15.87
102) Laos
21.15
16.59
19.43
18.31
23.22
25.59
26.92
103) Latvia
73.56
73.46
73.46
71.83
72.51
72.99
77.88