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Dataset | 15 January 2021

World Governance indicators

The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project reports aggregate and individual governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories since 1996; for six dimensions of governance:

  • Voice and Accountability
  • Political Stability and Absence of Violence
  • Government Effectiveness
  • Regulatory Quality
  • Rule of Law
  • Control of Corruption

These aggregate indicators combine the views of a large number of enterprise; citizen and expert survey respondents in industrial and developing countries. They are based on over 30 individual data sources produced by a variety of survey institutes; think tanks; non-governmental organizations; international organizations; and private sector firms.

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