Puerto Rico: Rule of law index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Puerto Rico from 1996 to 2018. The average value for Puerto Rico during that period was 0.74 points with a minimum of 0.53 points in 2006 and a maximum of 0.99 points in 1998.
The latest value from 2018 is 0.59 points. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 193
countries is -0.04 points.
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Definition: The index for Rule of Law captures 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.