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Rule of law index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong), 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 was -0.04 points.The highest value was in Finland: 2.05 points and the lowest value was in Venezuela: -2.34 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Rule of law in the European union
Rule of law in Europe
Rule of law in Asia
Rule of law in Africa
Rule of law in North America
Rule of law in South America
Rule of law in Australia
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