South Korea: Rule of law

(measure: points; Source: The World Bank)
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South Korea: Rule of law index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong), 1996 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1996 to 2020. The average value for South Korea during that period was 0.99 points with a minimum of 0.8 points in 1996 and a maximum of 1.24 points in 2018. The latest value from 2020 is 1.18 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 192 countries is -0.03 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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