South Korea: Rule of law

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 South Korea

Rule of law index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

 Latest value 1.13
 Reference 2021
 Measure points
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1996 to 2021. The average value for South Korea during that period was 0.99 points with a minimum of 0.78 points in 1998 and a maximum of 1.23 points in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 1.13 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is -0.04 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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