12 Jul ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays
The 2016 edition covers 113 countries and jurisdictions, and relies on more than 100,000 household and expert surveys to assess how the rule of law is experienced in everyday life by the general population. There are 44 indicators across eight primary rule of law factors, namely: Constraints on Government Powers, Absence of Corruption, Open Government, Fundamental Rights, Order and Security, Regulatory Enforcement, Civil Justice, and Criminal Justice.
Amongst the lowest-ranking countries in 2016 were Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Cameroon, while Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden were the countries ranking the highest.
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