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Human rights and rule of law index, 0 (high) - 10 (low), 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 20 countries was 5.48 index points. The highest value was in Venezuela: 8.8 index points and the lowest value was in Costa Rica: 1.1 index points. The indicator is available from 2007 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: Fund for Peace
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Countries Human rights and rule of law index, 2022 Global rank Available data
Venezuela 8.8 1 2007 - 2022
Brazil 7.6 2 2007 - 2022
Honduras 7.5 3 2007 - 2022
Haiti 7.4 4 2007 - 2022
Nicaragua 7.4 5 2007 - 2022
Guatemala 7.3 6 2007 - 2022
Colombia 7.2 7 2007 - 2022
Cuba 6.6 8 2007 - 2022
Bolivia 6 9 2007 - 2022
El Salvador 5.6 10 2007 - 2022
Mexico 5.5 11 2007 - 2022
Paraguay 5.2 12 2007 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 4.4 13 2007 - 2022
Ecuador 4.1 14 2007 - 2022
Panama 4.1 15 2007 - 2022
Chile 3.8 16 2007 - 2022
Peru 3.7 17 2007 - 2022
Uruguay 3.3 18 2007 - 2022
Argentina 3 19 2007 - 2022
Costa Rica 1.1 20 2007 - 2022



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.
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