USA: Human rights and rule of law index, 0 (high) - 10 (low)
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2007 to 2019. The average value for the USA during that period was 3.65 index points with a minimum of 3.2 index points in 2013 and a maximum of 4.6 index points in 2007.
The latest value from 2019 is 3.8 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 176
countries is 5.60 index points.
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Definition: The Human rights and rule of law indicator considers the relationship between the state and its population insofar as fundamental human rights are protected and freedoms are observed and respected. The higher the indicator's value, the less protected are the human rights and the rule of law in the country.