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Rule of law - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was -0.04 points.The highest value was in Finland: 2.03 points and the lowest value was in Somalia: -2.31 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Rule of law.

Rule of law index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong), 2017
(points, Source: The World Bank);

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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