The World Justice Project Rule of Law Index® measures how the rule of law is experienced and perceived by the general public across the globe. It is the world’s leading source for original, independent data on the rule of law.
Reports and Resources
The 2017-2018 edition covers 113 countries and jurisdictions worldwide.
Reports that expand upon the WJP Rule of Law Index® to produce new data on how the rule of law is experienced and perceived by ordinary citizens.
The WJP Open Government Index™ is the first effort to measure government openness based on the general public's experiences and perceptions worldwide.
What do experts and world leaders think about the rule of law - and the World Justice Project's efforts to measure it? We asked several leading global voices for their thoughts.
Previous editions of the WJP Rule of Law Index.
Constraints on Government Powers, Absence of Corruption, Open Government, Fundamental Rights, Order and Security, Regulatory Enforcement, Civil Justice, and Criminal Justice.