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Guyana's Rule of Law

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Rule of Law is the foundation for communities of justice, opportunity, and peace-underpinning development, accountable government, and respect for fundamental rights.

Research shows that rule of law correlates to higher economic growth, greater peace, less inequality, improved health outcomes, and more education.

Rule of Law data has been indexed on a scale of 0-100 to show each countries relative position against others in the database. A value of 100 indicates a very high Rule of Law.

Guyana has a Rule of Law Index of 37.5 ranking it 89th of 150 in the global listings.

Guyana's data is highlighted in the table below, use the filter and sort order options to allow easy comparison with other countries.

Base data source: World Bank, Washington D.C.
Data indexed by: World Economics, London


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Finland 100.0
Norway 97.3
Denmark 96.9
Singapore 94.9
New Zealand 93.9
Switzerland 93.6
Luxembourg 93.1
Austria 93.1
Iceland 92.3
Netherlands 91.9
Sweden 91.8
Australia 90.2
Canada 89.0
Germany 88.6
Japan 87.8
Ireland 86.6
Hong Kong 84.4
Estonia 84.0
United Kingdom 83.9
United States 83.7
Belgium 81.4
France 80.4
Portugal 76.5
Czech Republic 76.3
Korea, Rep. 76.3
Lithuania 75.9
Slovenia 73.8
Latvia 72.6
Israel 71.6
Qatar 71.2
Chile 70.9
Spain 69.9
Mauritius 69.9
Malta 69.6
United Arab Emirates 68.8
Uruguay 66.3
Slovak Republic 65.6
Cyprus 63.8
Bhutan 63.8
Malaysia 61.8
Hungary 61.1
Botswana 59.9
Bahrain 59.6
Costa Rica 59.1
Poland 58.9
Oman 58.0
Romania 58.0
Namibia 56.8
Cabo Verde 56.5
Greece 56.5
Croatia 55.3
Italy 54.5
Kuwait 54.3
Saudi Arabia 53.5
Jordan 53.0
Rwanda 52.7
Georgia 52.0
South Africa 51.0
Thailand 50.6
Tunisia 50.1
Sri Lanka 48.6
China 48.5
Bulgaria 46.5
North Macedonia 45.7
India 45.6
Ghana 45.6
Serbia 45.3
Dominican Republic 45.2
Armenia 45.2
Suriname 45.0
Trinidad and Tobago 44.2
Vietnam 43.9
Jamaica 43.4
Mongolia 41.9
Indonesia 41.9
Malawi 41.6
Egypt 41.4
Panama 41.3
Morocco 41.2
Albania 41.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 40.5
Brazil 40.5
Moldova 39.2
Ecuador 39.0
Uganda 38.7
Senegal 38.4
Gambia 37.8
Kenya 37.7
Guyana 37.5
Niger 37.3
Lesotho 37.2
Turkey 37.0
Burkina Faso 36.5
Colombia 36.1
Argentina 35.9
Nepal 35.8
Kazakhstan 35.2
Peru 34.5
Tanzania 34.3
Paraguay 33.4
Togo 33.4
Eswatini 33.3
Azerbaijan 32.7
Zambia 32.5
Benin 32.5
Ethiopia 32.2
Bangladesh 32.1
Cote d'Ivoire 31.5
Pakistan 31.4
Laos 31.3
Philippines 31.3
Ukraine 30.8
Mauritania 30.6
Gabon 29.9
Papua New Guinea 28.8
Mexico 27.3
Algeria 26.9
Sierra Leone 26.8
El Salvador 26.1
Nigeria 25.9
Madagascar 25.6
Russia 25.5
Uzbekistan 25.1
Mali 24.7
Cambodia 24.7
Liberia 24.1
Angola 23.4
Mozambique 21.3
Honduras 20.3
Kyrgyzstan 20.3
Lebanon 20.3
Guatemala 19.8
Cameroon 19.7
Belarus 19.6
Guinea 18.9
Congo, Rep. 18.7
Bolivia 18.0
Tajikistan 17.5
Sudan 16.8
Comoros 16.5
Haiti 15.8
Zimbabwe 15.5
Burundi 14.7
Chad 13.9
Nicaragua 13.1
Guinea Bissau 11.0
Turkmenistan 10.9
Myanmar 10.6
Central African Republic 5.2
Congo, Dem. Rep 4.3
Libya 2.2
Yemen, Rep. 1.8
Afghanistan 0.0


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Key:
Index numbers shown on a scale of 0-100.
         Rule of Law: 0 = low rule of law, 100 = High rule of law.





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