New research on the justice gap offers pivotal insights into people’s justice journeys, the economics of access to justice, and performance on SDG justice indicator 16.3.3

Dissecting the Justice Gap in 104 Countries: WJP Justice Data Graphical Report I is a comprehensive statistical analysis based on the WJP Global Legal Needs Survey and other sources. Findings include an analysis of how economic development influences legal problems,  a stocktaking of Sustainable Development Goal indicator 16.3.3 on access to justice for 62 countries , national estimates of the justice gap in 104 countries, and an enhanced country-by-country analysis of the economic costs of legal problems.

The first of a two-part series published in 2023, this report provides stakeholders with new resources to advance people-centered justice–both on the global stage and through domestic policy making.


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