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Australia's Governance Factors

GOVERNANCE IMPACT FACTORS


Governance is assessed via indexes on ease of doing business, rule of law, press freedom and political rights. The Governance Index gives equal weight to all four criteria.

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Composite Index source: World Economics Research, London


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Norway 97.5 92.5 97.7 100.0 100.0
Denmark 97.3 97.3 94.6 97.4 100.0
New Zealand 96.3 100 95.2 90.2 100.0
Finland 95.9 88 100.0 95.4 100.0
Sweden 95.1 91.3 93.3 95.9 100.0
Ireland 91.4 86.9 85.7 95.3 97.6
Canada 91.2 87 89.5 88.2 100.0
Estonia 90.7 88.8 82.8 95.9 95.2
United Kingdom 90.6 94.2 85.6 85.0 97.6
Switzerland 90.6 81.6 93.8 89.3 97.6
Germany 90.1 87.2 87.1 88.5 97.6
Australia 89.7 89.9 89.4 79.6 100.0
Netherlands 89.2 80.6 92.1 84.1 100.0
Austria 88.6 85.4 93.4 82.8 92.9
Iceland 87.9 85.8 93.1 89.2 83.3
Portugal 87.7 81.3 77.9 94.0 97.6
Lithuania 87.5 90.6 73.2 90.8 95.2
Belgium 85.9 78.6 82.5 85.1 97.6
France 85.8 81.9 81.4 84.8 95.2
Luxembourg 85.8 68.8 93.0 86.1 95.2
Japan 85.0 84.1 86.3 69.5 100.0
Latvia 84.7 88.2 72.3 85.5 92.9
United States 84.2 95 82.4 78.5 81.0
Korea, Rep. 83.5 95 77.9 77.8 83.3
Czech Republic 83.3 81 74.8 86.9 90.5
Spain 82.6 83.9 70.9 82.8 92.9
Slovenia 82.0 81.4 75.0 74.0 97.6
Mauritius 81.5 90.4 71.4 71.3 92.9
Slovak Republic 80.6 79.7 65.4 84.6 92.9
Costa Rica 79.7 68.1 62.7 92.7 95.2
Chile 77.5 74.2 75.0 65.4 95.2
Cyprus 76.3 75.6 63.0 71.2 95.2
Israel 75.7 81.7 73.3 64.3 83.3
Poland 74.9 81.1 62.0 70.8 85.7
Croatia 74.6 76.1 55.9 76.0 90.5
Uruguay 74.3 54.1 65.4 77.7 100.0
Romania 73.8 75.6 57.8 73.9 88.1
Italy 73.3 74.7 54.6 73.6 90.5
Singapore 73.0 99 95.1 47.7 50.0
Malta 72.1 62.5 71.3 66.4 88.1
Jamaica 71.9 68.9 42.8 90.0 85.7
Bhutan 71.1 62.2 63.3 82.5 76.2
Cabo Verde 69.9 42.3 60.7 81.3 95.2
North Macedonia 69.8 89.1 47.1 73.9 69.0
Namibia 69.2 53.8 56.0 88.3 78.6
Greece 69.0 66.7 56.6 59.9 92.9
South Africa 68.7 64.1 45.8 81.6 83.3
Georgia 68.4 94.5 55.7 64.0 59.5
Hong Kong 67.7 97.4 87.9 44.9 40.5
Hungary 67.1 75.7 61.3 64.5 66.7
Trinidad and Tobago 66.9 53.7 45.5 84.9 83.3
Bulgaria 66.7 73.1 46.5 63.8 83.3
Malaysia 66.4 90.4 64.9 55.6 54.8
Tunisia 65.8 67.1 52.0 63.1 81.0
Panama 65.7 63.3 43.5 67.8 88.1
Mongolia 65.5 65.5 42.1 63.9 90.5
Moldova 65.5 77.5 38.5 79.3 66.7
Ghana 65.0 51.3 47.7 72.8 88.1
Argentina 64.5 49.5 37.1 83.4 88.1
Botswana 64.2 62.6 59.5 63.1 71.4
Armenia 64.0 77.7 46.6 74.4 57.1
India 62.4 71.4 48.2 44.3 85.7
Peru 61.9 67.1 40.2 66.6 73.8
Serbia 61.9 79.8 44.1 66.4 57.1
Dominican Republic 60.8 51.3 42.1 83.0 66.7
Guyana 60.0 43.1 38.1 82.5 76.2
Indonesia 59.6 68.8 40.3 53.2 76.2
Malawi 58.8 53 42.1 66.3 73.8
Albania 58.8 65.4 39.8 60.9 69.0
Senegal 58.4 50 41.8 68.1 73.8
Brazil 58.1 49.7 44.3 59.8 78.6
Kenya 57.5 75.4 34.9 69.7 50.0
Ukraine 57.2 69.9 32.1 60.2 66.7
Mexico 56.6 73.8 32.1 51.3 69.0
Colombia 56.4 69.6 36.5 45.8 73.8
Nepal 56.4 57.1 36.5 67.6 64.3
El Salvador 56.3 60.9 29.9 58.4 76.2
United Arab Emirates 56.3 89.1 71.3 48.0 16.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 55.8 61.2 41.1 70.8 50.0
Paraguay 55.6 49.6 38.4 63.0 71.4
Ecuador 55.3 47.2 35.1 69.7 69.0
Lesotho 55.2 50.3 37.4 64.1 69.0
Qatar 53.7 67.1 73.4 52.9 21.4
Papua New Guinea 53.3 50.9 30.9 71.9 59.5
Burkina Faso 53.1 35.7 38.3 78.9 59.5
Thailand 52.6 87.9 51.6 54.1 16.7
Cote d'Ivoire 52.4 52.6 33.8 80.4 42.9
Zambia 52.3 63.9 33.3 59.8 52.4
Turkey 52.3 81.9 39.8 44.5 42.9
Sri Lanka 51.8 54.6 47.5 45.5 59.5
Morocco 51.7 75.7 46.5 49.0 35.7
Sierra Leone 51.6 28.5 30.0 76.7 71.4
Niger 51.5 45.4 35.1 73.2 52.4
Rwanda 51.3 81.3 51.3 48.8 23.8
Jordan 51.3 67.7 53.9 52.5 31.0
Kuwait 50.2 64.8 56.8 40.9 38.1
Philippines 50.2 56.5 35.0 45.2 64.3
Gambia 50.1 33.7 39.6 74.7 52.4
Kazakhstan 48.6 86.9 38.9 52.1 16.7
Oman 47.8 69.5 64.0 38.8 19.0
Togo 47.5 55.5 32.3 61.7 40.5
Madagascar 46.9 29 26.8 62.6 69.0
Guatemala 46.3 56.1 22.6 51.7 54.8
Bahrain 46.1 80.5 60.8 33.4 9.5
Liberia 45.2 20.8 23.3 67.7 69.0
Nigeria 44.9 45.7 28.6 50.5 54.8
Bolivia 44.2 36.2 20.2 51.4 69.0
Benin 43.8 37.5 30.7 52.2 54.8
Kyrgyzstan 43.7 65.6 25.8 69.3 14.3
Uganda 43.2 51.3 40.5 50.0 31.0
Russia 43.2 84.4 29.9 41.9 16.7
Mauritania 42.5 35.1 34.2 62.7 38.1
Saudi Arabia 42.3 71.1 54.6 36.4 7.1
Azerbaijan 42.2 85 31.6 42.5 9.5
Pakistan 41.5 53.1 31.6 41.0 40.5
Tanzania 40.1 41.3 33.8 52.1 33.3
Mozambique 39.4 42.2 23.4 53.8 38.1
China 39.3 82.8 47.2 27.2 0.0
Honduras 39.2 44.6 25.0 37.4 50.0
Comoros 39.0 29.3 19.0 64.9 42.9
Vietnam 38.6 69.1 45.3 28.2 11.9
Belarus 38.4 77.3 24.1 42.8 9.5
Lebanon 38.3 41 26.3 50.3 35.7
Guinea 38.1 32.1 17.4 64.6 38.1
Uzbekistan 37.6 69.3 22.4 49.4 9.5
Haiti 37.4 16.3 23.1 69.7 40.5
Mali 37.3 38.5 25.8 58.8 26.2
Ethiopia 37.3 29.5 38.8 54.5 26.2
Sudan 36.5 23.8 22.3 44.2 55.8
Guinea Bissau 36.1 20.9 14.9 63.5 45.2
Eswatini 35.8 50.4 35.5 50.1 7.1
Egypt 35.7 51.4 39.8 32.6 19.0
Bangladesh 34.7 24.2 34.5 39.5 40.5
Algeria 34.4 30.6 29.4 49.1 28.6
Angola 33.1 17.3 24.9 61.7 28.6
Cambodia 32.3 40.1 25.3 46.9 16.7
Zimbabwe 32.2 17.2 48.5 31.0
Gabon 32.2 24.1 32.2 60.4 11.9
Nicaragua 32.1 41.1 18.6 40.0 28.6
Cameroon 30.2 26.1 20.3 53.0 21.4
Tajikistan 30.1 53.6 18.6 43.5 4.8
Burundi 29.5 27.3 16.1 60.2 14.3
Laos 27.8 34.7 27.7 39.5 9.5
Myanmar 27.4 27.4 19.5 27.0 35.7
Congo, Rep. 26.7 14.1 20.0 63.3 9.5
Afghanistan 25.8 22.4 4.0 41.3 35.7
Chad 24.6 9.4 16.4 60.6 11.9
Central African Republic 21.7 6.9 6.4 61.5 11.9
Congo, Dem. Rep 20.2 8.1 4.4 51.4 16.7
Libya 13.9 1.7 0.0 46.6 7.1
Turkmenistan 13.9 27.0 4.8



Key:
Index numbers shown on a scale of 0-100.
         Governance: 0 = Poor governance, 100 = As good as it gets.
         Ease of Doing Business: 0 = Hard, 100 = High.
         Rule of Law: 0 = low rule of law, 100 = High rule of law.
         Press Freedom: 0 = Low press freedom, 100 = High press freedom.
         Political Rights: 0 = Low political rights, 100 = High political rights.


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Original source data: World Bank (Rule of Law & Ease of Doing Business), RSF (Press Freedom), Freedom House (Political Rights)










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