Voice and accountability

scale -2.5-2.5, 1996–2016

Info Edit
Country199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Afghanistan-1.91-1.98-2.04-2.04-2.03-1.73-1.43-1.18-1.20-1.13-1.11-1.06-1.17-1.38-1.40-1.34-1.27-1.24-1.14-1.12-1.09
Albania-0.65-0.52-0.39-0.34-0.29-0.15-0.010.070.010.050.080.110.170.140.120.060.020.050.140.160.16
Algeria-1.17-1.21-1.24-1.18-1.11-1.08-1.04-1.08-0.80-0.72-0.92-0.98-0.98-1.04-1.02-1.00-0.91-0.89-0.82-0.84-0.88
American Samoa0.500.650.550.970.970.960.991.011.031.00
Andorra1.561.551.531.541.541.491.441.421.561.531.331.311.331.321.321.361.431.411.171.191.20
Angola-1.58-1.50-1.41-1.44-1.46-1.35-1.24-1.27-1.29-1.23-1.25-1.19-1.12-1.13-1.12-1.13-1.08-1.11-1.15-1.18-1.17
Anguilla0.850.901.020.970.970.960.991.011.031.00
Antigua and Barbuda0.330.340.340.370.390.370.340.320.570.530.630.540.570.590.500.510.640.620.560.590.65
Argentina0.390.350.310.370.420.340.260.350.360.270.400.450.360.280.360.340.300.280.350.410.54
Armenia-0.57-0.46-0.34-0.36-0.37-0.41-0.44-0.47-0.57-0.59-0.74-0.76-0.86-0.88-0.85-0.69-0.57-0.59-0.56-0.54-0.62
Aruba0.741.151.020.970.971.251.281.271.281.281.281.271.27
Australia1.441.431.411.441.471.441.411.441.501.511.381.371.371.381.421.451.501.441.361.361.30
Austria1.451.401.351.341.321.321.311.341.481.381.371.371.361.391.431.401.451.461.391.381.29
Azerbaijan-1.12-1.07-1.02-0.97-0.91-0.95-0.98-1.04-1.06-1.12-1.28-1.23-1.33-1.26-1.30-1.30-1.30-1.40-1.48-1.55-1.60
Bahamas1.101.131.161.181.201.201.191.030.980.941.021.101.121.010.990.960.930.921.050.950.94
Bahrain-0.72-0.90-1.07-1.07-1.06-0.82-0.57-0.59-0.56-0.74-0.90-0.86-0.87-0.79-0.97-1.22-1.32-1.32-1.31-1.31-1.45
Bangladesh-0.06-0.08-0.09-0.16-0.23-0.33-0.43-0.55-0.67-0.57-0.45-0.57-0.44-0.29-0.27-0.32-0.40-0.41-0.47-0.51-0.56
Barbados1.341.311.271.271.261.251.231.161.100.951.041.030.951.131.141.111.131.141.151.101.10
Belarus-0.82-0.80-0.77-1.04-1.31-1.38-1.45-1.46-1.60-1.77-1.75-1.70-1.59-1.55-1.56-1.66-1.57-1.54-1.44-1.46-1.39
Belgium1.431.391.341.361.371.381.381.481.441.421.341.361.321.351.361.331.351.371.371.391.35
Belize0.820.850.880.930.980.890.800.840.740.690.540.530.650.740.690.700.700.710.520.580.67
Benin0.260.350.430.420.410.230.050.190.05-0.030.360.370.340.340.310.170.120.160.270.300.50
Bermuda1.181.181.171.060.941.041.131.201.131.151.020.970.970.960.991.011.031.00
Bhutan-0.95-1.03-1.10-1.11-1.11-1.20-1.29-1.15-0.97-1.07-1.06-0.87-0.51-0.46-0.42-0.40-0.28-0.16-0.10-0.03-0.05
Bolivia0.160.260.350.270.190.170.14-0.06-0.17-0.160.080.040.030.01-0.04-0.07-0.08-0.07-0.03-0.010.01
Bosnia and Herzegovina-0.10-0.06-0.01-0.06-0.11-0.10-0.090.210.170.210.190.130.02-0.03-0.08-0.16-0.10-0.12-0.07-0.10-0.16
Botswana0.860.810.750.710.670.670.670.710.740.590.510.510.510.440.460.430.530.490.440.440.42
Brazil0.240.290.330.320.300.390.470.440.390.460.500.540.570.520.570.510.480.420.470.460.47
Brunei-0.65-0.69-0.72-0.72-0.71-0.77-0.83-0.78-0.80-0.78-1.10-1.06-1.02-0.73-0.65-0.61-0.51-0.51-0.63-0.75-0.95
Bulgaria0.430.440.440.450.460.500.530.550.570.590.580.690.580.560.530.450.400.340.370.430.44
Burkina Faso-0.53-0.47-0.40-0.32-0.23-0.31-0.39-0.31-0.43-0.45-0.34-0.31-0.28-0.29-0.25-0.28-0.30-0.26-0.35-0.110.04
Burundi-1.55-1.50-1.44-1.47-1.49-1.33-1.16-1.18-1.28-0.63-0.72-0.71-0.69-0.69-0.94-0.93-0.89-0.95-1.04-1.29-1.51
Ivory Coast-0.58-0.61-0.64-0.79-0.93-1.00-1.07-1.15-1.22-1.29-1.28-1.20-1.17-1.06-1.05-1.08-0.78-0.75-0.51-0.41-0.28
Cambodia-0.75-0.79-0.82-0.80-0.78-0.76-0.74-0.90-0.87-1.02-0.93-0.93-0.97-0.91-0.93-0.91-0.96-0.98-1.11-1.12-1.14
Cameroon-0.94-1.00-1.06-1.06-1.06-1.08-1.10-1.06-0.97-1.03-1.02-1.05-1.07-1.04-1.06-1.03-1.02-1.04-0.94-0.95-1.03
Canada1.571.561.551.541.531.521.501.551.671.511.421.381.411.401.351.381.441.451.411.471.38
Cape Verde0.940.940.930.870.800.750.690.590.650.440.780.860.940.890.890.970.940.920.960.961.02
Cayman Islands1.621.611.601.601.591.581.570.960.880.900.780.740.750.560.580.580.570.550.470.470.47
Central African Republic-0.83-0.76-0.68-0.68-0.67-0.84-1.00-1.25-1.31-0.99-1.01-1.08-0.99-1.00-1.10-1.09-1.24-1.47-1.39-1.23-1.13
Chad-0.99-0.98-0.97-0.98-0.98-0.96-0.94-1.10-1.23-1.31-1.42-1.45-1.45-1.40-1.36-1.35-1.34-1.37-1.33-1.34-1.34
Chile0.720.670.620.760.890.991.091.061.231.291.081.101.011.021.101.071.081.111.061.001.00
China-1.36-1.40-1.44-1.41-1.38-1.49-1.59-1.51-1.46-1.50-1.75-1.72-1.70-1.70-1.68-1.64-1.64-1.63-1.62-1.66-1.62
Colombia-0.51-0.43-0.34-0.39-0.44-0.43-0.42-0.43-0.32-0.32-0.17-0.17-0.17-0.15-0.13-0.06-0.06-0.08-0.040.030.10
Comoros-0.42-0.40-0.38-0.71-1.03-0.69-0.34-0.57-0.52-0.63-0.22-0.39-0.29-0.34-0.42-0.37-0.47-0.46-0.29-0.29-0.18
Congo (Kinshasa)-1.60-1.67-1.73-1.73-1.73-1.67-1.61-1.56-1.70-1.52-1.23-1.21-1.39-1.41-1.41-1.49-1.48-1.46-1.29-1.30-1.39
Congo (Brazzaville)-0.83-1.15-1.47-1.45-1.43-1.17-0.91-0.83-0.96-1.08-1.21-1.23-1.16-1.10-1.06-1.11-1.16-1.12-1.11-1.02-1.16
Cook Islands-0.39-0.36-0.41-0.48-0.46
Costa Rica1.081.111.141.121.091.101.110.960.970.820.920.940.971.011.041.051.091.081.141.151.14
Croatia-0.16-0.23-0.290.110.510.540.560.620.660.450.480.520.470.490.480.520.540.510.510.560.52
Cuba-1.43-1.51-1.58-1.61-1.64-1.65-1.65-1.79-1.79-1.81-1.89-1.85-1.80-1.70-1.62-1.61-1.51-1.48-1.54-1.56-1.63
Cyprus1.041.010.981.021.061.091.120.990.950.961.051.071.081.071.021.051.020.981.021.031.08
Czech Republic1.031.000.970.870.760.891.021.010.950.910.961.001.031.031.011.020.970.981.031.041.05
Denmark1.541.511.471.511.541.541.531.601.801.741.571.481.541.541.541.551.671.671.521.551.47
Djibouti-0.88-0.94-0.99-0.94-0.88-0.86-0.83-0.67-0.78-1.11-1.12-1.20-1.20-1.21-1.27-1.41-1.43-1.47-1.43-1.41-1.32
Dominica1.041.071.091.091.091.101.111.050.990.931.011.001.031.010.980.990.950.971.070.880.99
Dominican Republic0.060.080.090.160.230.240.240.020.05-0.070.210.200.160.090.070.090.120.120.190.150.19
Ecuador0.010.060.11-0.07-0.25-0.15-0.04-0.12-0.24-0.36-0.25-0.16-0.22-0.25-0.23-0.29-0.30-0.25-0.20-0.21-0.25
Egypt-0.84-0.88-0.91-0.90-0.89-1.00-1.10-1.08-0.95-0.96-1.20-1.17-1.21-1.16-1.19-1.14-0.77-1.05-1.18-1.18-1.23
El Salvador-0.10-0.030.040.00-0.040.040.120.110.02-0.080.100.090.110.060.070.04-0.04-0.010.150.150.28
Equatorial Guinea-1.52-1.54-1.56-1.58-1.60-1.61-1.62-1.66-1.64-1.68-1.83-1.89-1.89-1.81-1.86-1.90-1.91-1.97-1.98-2.00-1.93
Eritrea-1.36-1.30-1.23-1.35-1.47-1.65-1.82-1.93-1.91-2.18-2.08-2.12-2.16-2.20-2.20-2.23-2.21-2.20-2.11-2.11-2.10
Estonia0.930.981.031.010.991.031.071.071.090.991.071.071.091.091.111.131.111.121.171.191.20
Ethiopia-1.08-1.04-0.99-1.01-1.03-1.13-1.23-1.11-1.18-1.24-1.19-1.20-1.31-1.30-1.34-1.36-1.31-1.31-1.28-1.30-1.45
Fiji0.150.190.23-0.06-0.35-0.160.030.07-0.040.05-0.33-0.65-0.70-0.91-1.11-1.09-0.98-0.91-0.180.03-0.03
Finland1.521.501.471.531.591.571.551.571.781.691.491.461.461.471.491.511.601.571.541.541.49
France1.311.241.171.181.181.171.151.121.461.481.301.261.301.241.201.171.241.221.221.211.08
French Guiana0.520.520.520.510.500.480.450.490.500.400.310.290.301.071.121.091.121.151.281.271.27
Gabon-0.32-0.36-0.39-0.43-0.47-0.50-0.53-0.66-0.78-0.83-0.95-0.87-0.85-0.97-0.87-0.91-0.86-0.86-0.87-0.89-0.96
Gambia-1.27-1.10-0.92-0.99-1.06-0.87-0.67-0.49-0.67-1.02-0.90-0.89-0.87-1.01-1.08-1.22-1.29-1.26-1.27-1.46-1.28
Georgia-0.33-0.36-0.39-0.34-0.28-0.40-0.51-0.18-0.08-0.09-0.09-0.23-0.26-0.19-0.16-0.170.020.140.280.270.22
Germany1.331.311.291.301.311.361.411.411.501.491.371.341.341.331.301.351.391.411.441.421.33
Ghana-0.21-0.20-0.19-0.060.070.050.030.270.120.200.410.500.430.500.510.480.430.440.460.500.64
Greece1.001.051.101.061.011.031.051.161.191.100.970.980.930.890.900.820.700.690.620.650.65
Greenland1.251.281.281.291.281.281.271.27
Grenada0.610.670.720.720.720.760.790.760.570.530.720.790.820.820.790.790.750.770.910.810.86
Guam0.600.650.550.970.970.960.770.780.800.78
Guatemala-0.24-0.22-0.20-0.25-0.29-0.33-0.36-0.48-0.32-0.36-0.17-0.17-0.20-0.25-0.30-0.31-0.36-0.37-0.34-0.35-0.31
Guinea-1.23-1.17-1.11-1.11-1.10-1.18-1.26-1.20-1.27-1.17-1.23-1.37-1.43-1.30-0.92-0.89-1.01-1.02-0.86-0.86-0.73
Guinea Bissau-0.97-0.96-0.94-0.79-0.64-0.65-0.66-1.07-0.84-0.48-0.63-0.71-0.72-0.76-0.82-0.85-1.33-1.34-0.85-0.75-0.70
Guyana0.250.320.390.430.460.500.540.430.07-0.230.090.100.110.090.070.030.030.020.160.180.30
Haiti-0.69-0.65-0.61-0.67-0.73-0.96-1.18-1.20-1.34-1.23-0.71-0.61-0.59-0.66-0.71-0.75-0.76-0.75-0.79-0.80-0.73
Honduras-0.22-0.12-0.02-0.06-0.10-0.13-0.16-0.18-0.34-0.35-0.14-0.19-0.29-0.53-0.50-0.47-0.47-0.47-0.41-0.42-0.43
Hong Kong0.330.11-0.11-0.06-0.010.090.190.450.560.620.510.480.450.480.510.570.640.730.540.510.27
Hungary1.021.051.071.111.141.151.161.171.151.181.021.040.970.910.890.840.750.740.550.560.37
Iceland1.461.451.431.461.491.481.471.561.631.571.451.431.431.421.451.411.441.441.361.381.34
India0.480.440.390.370.350.390.430.450.400.410.440.450.460.460.440.440.400.430.410.430.41
Indonesia-0.92-0.97-1.02-0.65-0.27-0.27-0.27-0.30-0.26-0.12-0.08-0.02-0.01-0.03-0.04-0.010.070.040.150.180.14
Iran-0.95-0.91-0.86-0.90-0.93-1.01-1.08-1.25-1.23-1.28-1.50-1.55-1.57-1.58-1.61-1.58-1.60-1.61-1.58-1.51-1.39
Iraq-1.96-1.95-1.94-1.98-2.01-2.03-2.05-1.50-1.64-1.30-1.28-1.13-1.10-1.02-0.99-1.07-1.08-1.06-1.14-1.13-1.01
Ireland1.381.371.361.391.411.341.271.281.481.621.401.401.421.351.321.311.321.311.321.331.29
Israel0.700.660.620.660.690.640.590.640.660.650.770.740.720.570.580.650.640.650.730.740.77
Italy1.131.101.061.051.041.041.040.991.181.061.061.111.031.030.960.910.920.951.001.031.04
Jamaica0.590.660.730.710.680.640.600.520.400.420.620.640.580.580.460.480.490.540.560.610.69
Japan1.071.010.950.960.960.991.011.081.041.010.950.970.951.021.041.071.101.111.040.991.00
Jordan-0.24-0.33-0.42-0.35-0.28-0.54-0.80-0.63-0.55-0.51-0.72-0.68-0.74-0.78-0.80-0.80-0.73-0.81-0.75-0.77-0.76
Kazakhstan-0.96-0.86-0.76-0.87-0.97-1.02-1.07-1.09-1.13-1.03-1.19-1.16-1.09-1.08-1.13-1.12-1.18-1.24-1.18-1.16-1.29
Kenya-0.65-0.76-0.87-0.84-0.81-0.75-0.68-0.26-0.21-0.24-0.13-0.25-0.28-0.33-0.22-0.27-0.29-0.21-0.15-0.15-0.15
Kiribati1.151.171.181.161.141.121.090.970.410.020.700.640.750.630.640.840.770.810.940.981.03
North Korea-1.92-2.00-2.07-2.10-2.12-2.13-2.14-2.19-2.07-2.16-2.31-2.24-2.23-2.27-2.23-2.24-2.24-2.25-2.19-2.20-2.13
South Korea0.670.660.640.640.640.700.750.720.730.750.690.700.660.710.740.730.730.710.680.630.63
Kosovo-1.70-1.49-1.27-1.01-0.74-0.57-0.39-0.32-0.36-0.37-0.51-0.31-0.31-0.12-0.18-0.24-0.22-0.25-0.20-0.15-0.16
Kuwait-0.24-0.27-0.30-0.30-0.30-0.33-0.36-0.40-0.30-0.48-0.58-0.55-0.54-0.48-0.52-0.56-0.64-0.66-0.66-0.66-0.69
Kyrgyzstan-0.79-0.80-0.81-0.95-1.09-1.06-1.02-1.03-1.02-0.89-0.76-0.96-1.09-1.02-0.93-0.68-0.61-0.54-0.46-0.40-0.49
Laos-1.13-1.22-1.31-1.33-1.34-1.54-1.74-1.78-1.55-1.66-1.73-1.72-1.71-1.70-1.68-1.68-1.64-1.65-1.73-1.75-1.73
Latvia0.720.780.830.790.740.790.840.770.700.780.850.830.780.850.790.740.780.770.850.850.87
Lebanon-0.33-0.37-0.40-0.36-0.31-0.49-0.66-0.49-0.41-0.28-0.39-0.47-0.42-0.36-0.33-0.39-0.39-0.40-0.42-0.46-0.52
Lesotho-0.48-0.46-0.43-0.40-0.37-0.170.04-0.06-0.15-0.210.180.01-0.07-0.08-0.10-0.090.070.120.160.120.03
Liberia-1.43-1.16-0.89-0.96-1.03-1.15-1.27-1.45-1.29-0.42-0.17-0.14-0.18-0.16-0.21-0.26-0.31-0.39-0.28-0.22-0.10
Libya-1.50-1.59-1.68-1.69-1.69-1.76-1.82-1.76-1.80-1.86-1.98-1.95-1.94-1.91-1.94-1.59-0.90-0.97-1.11-1.34-1.37
Liechtenstein1.561.551.531.541.541.451.351.401.451.531.241.301.321.551.591.561.511.491.401.391.19
Lithuania0.980.960.940.900.860.880.900.920.880.900.860.890.850.900.920.860.930.940.960.970.99
Luxembourg1.551.541.521.521.511.461.411.531.671.581.551.541.551.561.571.601.651.631.551.551.44
Macau0.300.300.300.300.290.370.450.730.130.400.310.060.080.590.630.61-0.24-0.27-0.33-0.07-0.06
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)-0.39-0.28-0.16-0.25-0.34-0.26-0.17-0.02-0.16-0.100.170.280.200.170.11-0.04-0.03-0.06-0.14-0.18-0.23
Madagascar-0.120.020.150.130.11-0.02-0.150.040.01-0.12-0.11-0.14-0.33-0.83-0.85-0.88-0.88-0.76-0.50-0.38-0.27
Malawi-0.09-0.020.06-0.04-0.13-0.36-0.58-0.43-0.54-0.53-0.25-0.26-0.25-0.15-0.19-0.25-0.21-0.18-0.06-0.010.04
Malaysia-0.18-0.30-0.42-0.42-0.42-0.46-0.49-0.46-0.24-0.15-0.54-0.52-0.56-0.50-0.50-0.47-0.35-0.34-0.36-0.39-0.47
Maldives-0.66-0.67-0.67-0.72-0.76-0.80-0.84-1.00-1.19-0.98-1.01-0.93-0.30-0.05-0.06-0.16-0.47-0.46-0.37-0.52-0.74
Mali0.01-0.03-0.07-0.06-0.050.120.280.340.250.250.300.230.200.070.160.17-0.50-0.28-0.16-0.20-0.18
Malta1.171.161.141.171.191.181.171.341.371.231.201.241.251.151.171.141.171.161.181.201.20
Marshall Islands1.231.241.241.251.261.251.231.221.201.191.161.161.191.131.111.131.101.191.151.181.20
Martinique0.740.740.730.730.720.700.680.730.780.650.550.520.530.520.550.560.580.56
Mauritania-0.57-0.64-0.71-0.75-0.79-0.79-0.79-0.76-1.13-0.91-0.85-0.67-0.94-0.92-0.91-0.93-0.91-0.96-0.90-0.89-0.83
Mauritius0.850.931.011.000.980.890.790.850.840.830.910.890.860.820.790.800.880.930.940.820.86
Mexico-0.040.010.060.160.260.310.350.350.320.200.150.120.130.200.180.120.110.110.02-0.08-0.09
Micronesia1.111.050.981.001.011.021.021.040.790.951.071.061.091.071.051.000.981.001.111.131.16
Moldova0.020.060.09-0.03-0.14-0.34-0.53-0.49-0.59-0.55-0.27-0.29-0.31-0.30-0.060.05-0.03-0.070.010.03-0.03
Monaco1.101.111.111.121.121.111.090.950.930.920.930.930.970.951.020.800.800.820.991.020.85
Mongolia0.420.490.560.470.380.380.380.330.270.070.250.310.270.130.090.050.070.110.240.270.45
Montenegro-0.59-0.55-0.50-0.250.010.090.110.130.260.260.240.240.190.210.220.180.160.140.08
Morocco-0.42-0.33-0.24-0.35-0.45-0.46-0.47-0.75-0.51-0.69-0.71-0.71-0.76-0.75-0.70-0.71-0.61-0.70-0.69-0.63-0.65
Mozambique-0.28-0.22-0.16-0.19-0.22-0.22-0.22-0.03-0.030.01-0.09-0.08-0.07-0.11-0.12-0.20-0.20-0.26-0.25-0.27-0.39
Burma (Myanmar)-1.89-1.91-1.92-1.98-2.04-2.03-2.01-2.08-2.12-2.17-2.23-2.21-2.21-2.17-2.07-1.85-1.62-1.46-1.34-1.22-0.85
Namibia0.500.420.330.330.330.290.250.190.270.330.480.450.450.380.350.340.380.400.550.570.61
Nauru0.991.001.010.980.940.950.951.121.071.071.071.061.081.091.071.101.101.060.810.550.52
Nepal-0.06-0.13-0.19-0.24-0.28-0.54-0.80-0.92-1.13-1.15-0.91-0.59-0.50-0.44-0.45-0.45-0.64-0.53-0.43-0.42-0.23
Netherlands1.561.561.561.551.541.511.471.531.701.671.541.521.481.461.451.541.611.571.551.561.48
Caribbean Netherlands0.500.650.550.520.530.300.330.340.350.34
New Zealand1.631.601.561.621.681.591.501.611.651.631.501.481.481.481.511.581.621.611.521.551.44
Nicaragua0.050.080.10-0.02-0.13-0.09-0.050.16-0.02-0.25-0.19-0.22-0.37-0.44-0.48-0.58-0.54-0.46-0.40-0.41-0.63
Niger-1.51-1.40-1.29-0.71-0.12-0.16-0.20-0.16-0.19-0.28-0.32-0.37-0.44-0.74-0.67-0.25-0.28-0.31-0.20-0.21-0.34
Nigeria-1.55-1.32-1.08-0.78-0.48-0.56-0.63-0.66-0.80-0.87-0.62-0.76-0.74-0.85-0.78-0.71-0.70-0.69-0.59-0.37-0.30
Niue-0.39-0.36-0.41-0.48-0.46
Norway1.561.531.491.511.531.511.491.531.701.641.541.551.551.551.601.631.731.741.681.691.58
Oman-0.71-0.80-0.89-0.83-0.76-0.78-0.79-0.82-0.66-0.92-1.16-1.06-1.07-1.07-1.04-1.06-1.02-1.04-1.09-1.06-1.11
Pakistan-0.60-0.57-0.54-0.88-1.22-1.17-1.11-1.17-1.14-0.98-0.89-0.95-0.84-0.86-0.80-0.83-0.84-0.80-0.72-0.72-0.69
Palau1.101.111.111.121.121.111.091.221.201.191.191.191.221.211.191.211.211.211.181.201.23
Panama0.130.320.510.570.630.630.620.480.520.440.600.620.600.590.540.530.470.420.510.560.53
Papua New Guinea0.080.080.080.01-0.06-0.11-0.16-0.21-0.42-0.310.010.070.01-0.01-0.03-0.04-0.06-0.030.010.040.19
Paraguay-0.12-0.19-0.25-0.38-0.51-0.49-0.46-0.40-0.47-0.40-0.26-0.16-0.12-0.13-0.08-0.08-0.11-0.10-0.10-0.07-0.04
Peru-0.53-0.59-0.64-0.51-0.37-0.080.220.08-0.13-0.010.090.110.150.080.110.130.110.080.190.230.28
Philippines0.260.340.420.330.230.200.160.150.03-0.01-0.09-0.11-0.14-0.03-0.04-0.02-0.030.010.160.150.14
Poland1.041.071.091.091.081.091.091.011.020.940.800.880.951.031.041.031.061.001.111.040.84
Portugal1.501.471.431.401.361.331.301.411.461.431.231.231.201.131.111.111.031.071.111.131.17
Puerto Rico1.101.121.131.121.111.061.010.960.870.981.141.121.150.860.840.720.690.680.780.400.40
Qatar-0.71-0.75-0.78-0.72-0.65-0.68-0.70-0.69-0.43-0.51-0.87-1.04-1.02-1.00-1.01-1.08-0.92-0.98-1.13-1.14-1.20
Reunion1.211.401.251.201.191.181.211.231.251.23
Romania0.290.340.390.430.470.430.390.300.370.410.520.500.510.460.430.380.320.310.430.490.51
Russia-0.22-0.32-0.41-0.38-0.35-0.40-0.44-0.54-0.57-0.65-0.92-0.92-0.87-0.90-0.89-0.88-0.98-1.02-1.04-1.09-1.21
Rwanda-1.58-1.50-1.41-1.49-1.57-1.54-1.51-1.31-1.35-1.19-1.22-1.25-1.31-1.29-1.33-1.33-1.28-1.21-1.11-1.14-1.21
Samoa0.740.710.670.740.800.780.760.750.680.640.640.610.580.540.430.400.350.400.670.740.76
San Marino1.291.301.301.311.321.281.241.201.171.171.161.161.191.181.171.201.211.201.171.191.20
Saudi Arabia-1.50-1.56-1.62-1.61-1.60-1.65-1.70-1.64-1.32-1.54-1.78-1.71-1.73-1.82-1.79-1.91-1.87-1.88-1.88-1.84-1.78
Senegal0.110.070.030.120.200.290.380.270.170.060.06-0.18-0.21-0.27-0.27-0.22-0.080.060.290.280.37
Serbia-1.22-1.10-0.97-0.81-0.64-0.47-0.29-0.12-0.18-0.210.210.310.280.340.290.280.200.290.210.230.21
Seychelles0.120.130.130.090.040.080.110.080.320.170.090.06-0.010.040.100.020.050.02-0.050.080.16
Sierra Leone-0.59-0.86-1.13-1.24-1.34-0.95-0.55-0.35-0.31-0.53-0.33-0.22-0.14-0.24-0.16-0.20-0.32-0.34-0.29-0.26-0.13
Singapore0.140.130.110.120.130.100.06-0.020.080.13-0.39-0.36-0.33-0.23-0.21-0.100.050.04-0.10-0.16-0.28
Slovakia0.640.680.710.780.850.920.980.930.950.900.930.950.940.880.910.970.970.960.960.970.94
Slovenia1.281.241.201.161.111.121.131.121.111.091.071.061.021.061.051.061.001.000.960.991.00
Solomon Islands0.810.800.780.500.220.310.390.32-0.35-0.100.050.060.020.140.070.02-0.030.100.230.280.49
Somalia-1.89-1.86-1.82-1.77-1.71-1.61-1.51-1.75-1.81-1.76-1.76-1.85-1.89-2.04-2.01-2.02-2.20-2.17-2.11-2.00-1.83
South Africa0.840.850.850.800.750.710.660.700.720.650.650.580.580.570.600.590.580.600.640.650.64
South Sudan-1.11-1.33-1.44-1.62-1.59-1.67
Spain1.321.311.301.291.281.281.271.271.321.131.081.121.191.181.121.091.060.990.991.041.06
Sri Lanka-0.27-0.21-0.15-0.17-0.19-0.14-0.09-0.09-0.16-0.21-0.31-0.44-0.46-0.48-0.51-0.55-0.58-0.59-0.67-0.30-0.11
Saint Kitts and Nevis1.031.041.041.041.041.031.020.890.401.191.161.161.081.101.171.121.121.121.120.851.07
Saint Lucia1.061.071.081.081.081.091.101.090.611.201.191.181.221.211.201.161.111.111.131.021.09
Saint Vincent and Grenadines1.041.051.061.061.061.041.021.070.681.091.061.041.071.031.131.021.021.031.150.971.04
Sudan-1.86-1.84-1.81-1.78-1.75-1.65-1.54-1.66-1.67-1.72-1.74-1.65-1.64-1.69-1.73-1.77-1.77-1.78-1.74-1.77-1.80
Suriname-0.090.040.170.310.440.470.490.330.110.130.510.560.610.440.380.380.340.360.520.410.46
Swaziland-1.33-1.29-1.24-1.35-1.46-1.43-1.40-1.53-1.46-1.49-1.25-1.35-1.32-1.27-1.33-1.32-1.28-1.26-1.33-1.40-1.42
Sweden1.521.531.541.561.571.541.511.551.741.581.491.511.521.551.541.611.691.661.611.571.50
Switzerland1.421.421.411.411.411.421.431.451.691.591.521.501.521.551.581.581.641.631.561.561.46
Syria-1.40-1.48-1.56-1.60-1.63-1.63-1.62-1.62-1.51-1.51-1.76-1.78-1.72-1.69-1.70-1.81-1.84-1.83-1.88-1.92-1.96
Taiwan0.670.720.770.810.850.910.970.900.940.930.700.730.720.830.830.840.850.890.880.901.04
Tajikistan-1.65-1.58-1.51-1.45-1.38-1.25-1.11-1.15-1.22-1.27-1.35-1.29-1.36-1.33-1.43-1.38-1.42-1.50-1.50-1.57-1.67
Tanzania-0.64-0.58-0.52-0.50-0.47-0.44-0.40-0.43-0.53-0.36-0.20-0.14-0.17-0.16-0.13-0.14-0.18-0.20-0.19-0.23-0.18
Thailand0.310.350.380.430.470.400.320.220.13-0.10-0.74-0.56-0.53-0.46-0.50-0.41-0.32-0.43-0.87-0.97-1.10
Timor Leste-1.72-1.71-1.70-0.92-0.130.070.270.17-0.09-0.210.060.150.220.100.060.130.100.090.150.190.24
Togo-0.99-1.06-1.12-1.13-1.13-1.26-1.38-1.18-1.23-1.22-1.20-1.07-0.99-0.98-0.95-0.90-1.00-0.90-0.77-0.70-0.51
Tonga0.230.240.250.240.220.10-0.020.06-0.19-0.05-0.03-0.17-0.03-0.050.290.320.340.460.660.660.67
Trinidad and Tobago0.690.770.840.710.570.570.570.610.570.610.610.550.530.550.520.520.500.480.470.480.60
Tunisia-0.60-0.71-0.82-0.82-0.81-0.89-0.96-0.92-0.87-0.95-1.30-1.38-1.35-1.36-1.42-0.37-0.17-0.080.190.240.33
Turkey-0.13-0.38-0.62-0.46-0.29-0.26-0.22-0.030.01-0.03-0.06-0.05-0.04-0.06-0.08-0.14-0.21-0.25-0.34-0.37-0.63
Turkmenistan-1.58-1.62-1.66-1.68-1.69-1.81-1.93-1.96-1.98-2.00-2.09-2.16-2.11-2.08-2.04-2.17-2.25-2.22-2.26-2.24-2.13
Tuvalu1.291.301.301.311.321.251.181.040.460.590.780.750.800.740.720.720.660.711.051.071.09
Uganda-0.89-0.88-0.86-0.93-0.99-0.96-0.93-0.70-0.72-0.60-0.45-0.49-0.51-0.51-0.52-0.53-0.49-0.55-0.58-0.57-0.71
Ukraine-0.32-0.28-0.24-0.43-0.61-0.57-0.52-0.59-0.67-0.290.050.060.090.06-0.08-0.13-0.28-0.32-0.14-0.090.02
United Arab Emirates-0.41-0.47-0.52-0.52-0.52-0.58-0.63-0.91-0.69-0.71-1.00-0.91-0.91-0.84-0.90-0.90-1.00-1.02-1.06-1.11-1.12
United Kingdom1.271.241.201.261.321.301.281.331.601.441.381.341.321.301.291.301.341.331.281.301.24
United States1.351.351.341.331.311.331.341.341.331.291.101.111.141.101.131.131.161.101.071.111.10
Uruguay0.830.900.970.980.991.021.050.990.840.891.031.051.061.111.151.121.061.091.111.141.18
Uzbekistan-1.60-1.68-1.76-1.80-1.83-1.82-1.81-1.76-1.78-1.93-2.07-2.12-2.10-2.10-2.09-2.12-2.03-1.97-1.91-1.96-1.89
Vanuatu0.630.640.640.640.640.730.810.730.280.200.450.390.480.510.500.430.400.440.590.590.69
Venezuela-0.090.010.110.02-0.07-0.27-0.46-0.44-0.60-0.64-0.62-0.75-0.75-0.85-0.87-0.93-0.91-0.95-1.08-1.09-1.13
Vietnam-1.09-1.22-1.35-1.30-1.24-1.35-1.45-1.47-1.34-1.40-1.54-1.53-1.50-1.48-1.50-1.46-1.42-1.37-1.37-1.36-1.41
Virgin Islands (U.S.)0.761.150.780.740.750.740.770.780.800.78
West Bank and Gaza-0.76-0.74-0.72-0.75-0.77-0.79-0.81-0.85-0.68-0.65-0.43-0.68-0.86-0.95-0.82-1.01-0.94-0.93-0.88-0.99-1.17
Yemen-0.68-0.73-0.78-0.79-0.80-0.98-1.16-0.89-0.97-1.05-1.19-1.11-1.22-1.27-1.33-1.39-1.35-1.33-1.30-1.52-1.65
Zambia-0.33-0.41-0.48-0.45-0.41-0.37-0.32-0.37-0.44-0.43-0.21-0.21-0.16-0.30-0.24-0.17-0.13-0.11-0.11-0.07-0.30
Zimbabwe-0.61-0.70-0.79-0.94-1.09-1.23-1.36-1.43-1.55-1.67-1.54-1.57-1.55-1.54-1.48-1.46-1.47-1.39-1.26-1.17-1.11

Reflects perceptions of the extent to which a country’s citizens are able to participate in selecting their government, as well as freedom of expression, freedom of association, and a free media. Estimate of governance ranges from approximately -2.5 (weak) to 2.5 (strong) governance performance.

Source: World Bank