* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Government effectiveness index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong) in the European union:

The average for 2019 based on 27 countries was 1.05 points.The highest value was in Denmark: 1.94 points and the lowest value was in Romania: -0.28 points. The indicator is available from 1996 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The World Bank
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
1.94
1.93
1.83
1.80
1.73
1.59
1.49
1.38
1.28
1.17
1.15
1.11
1.08
1.04
1.03
1.00
0.99
0.89
0.86
0.67
0.60
0.50
0.46
0.41
0.41
0.34
-0.28
-0.28
0.3
0.8
1.4
1.94



Definition: The index of Government Effectiveness captures perceptions of the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and the credibility of the government's commitment to such policies.
Government effectiveness around the world
Government effectiveness in Europe
Government effectiveness in Asia
Government effectiveness in Africa
Government effectiveness in North America
Government effectiveness in South America
Government effectiveness in Australia
Government effectiveness in Sub Sahara Africa
Government effectiveness in MENA
Government effectiveness in South East Asia
Government effectiveness in Latin America


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