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Namibia'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.

Namibia has a Rule of Law Index of 56 ranking it 51st of 150 in the global listings.

Namibia'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 97.7
New Zealand 95.2
Singapore 95.1
Denmark 94.6
Switzerland 93.8
Austria 93.4
Sweden 93.3
Iceland 93.1
Luxembourg 93.0
Netherlands 92.1
Canada 89.5
Australia 89.4
Hong Kong 87.9
Germany 87.1
Japan 86.3
Ireland 85.7
United Kingdom 85.6
Estonia 82.8
Belgium 82.5
United States 82.4
France 81.4
Portugal 77.9
Korea, Rep. 77.9
Slovenia 75.0
Chile 75.0
Czech Republic 74.8
Qatar 73.4
Israel 73.3
Lithuania 73.2
Latvia 72.3
Mauritius 71.4
Malta 71.3
United Arab Emirates 71.3
Spain 70.9
Uruguay 65.4
Slovak Republic 65.4
Malaysia 64.9
Oman 64.0
Bhutan 63.3
Cyprus 63.0
Costa Rica 62.7
Poland 62.0
Hungary 61.3
Bahrain 60.8
Cabo Verde 60.7
Botswana 59.5
Romania 57.8
Kuwait 56.8
Greece 56.6
Namibia 56.0
Croatia 55.9
Georgia 55.7
Italy 54.6
Saudi Arabia 54.6
Jordan 53.9
Tunisia 52.0
Thailand 51.6
Rwanda 51.3
India 48.2
Ghana 47.7
Sri Lanka 47.5
China 47.2
North Macedonia 47.1
Armenia 46.6
Bulgaria 46.5
Morocco 46.5
South Africa 45.8
Trinidad and Tobago 45.5
Vietnam 45.3
Brazil 44.3
Serbia 44.1
Panama 43.5
Jamaica 42.8
Mongolia 42.1
Dominican Republic 42.1
Malawi 42.1
Senegal 41.8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.1
Uganda 40.5
Indonesia 40.3
Peru 40.2
Albania 39.8
Turkey 39.8
Egypt 39.8
Gambia 39.6
Kazakhstan 38.9
Ethiopia 38.8
Moldova 38.5
Paraguay 38.4
Burkina Faso 38.3
Guyana 38.1
Lesotho 37.4
Argentina 37.1
Colombia 36.5
Nepal 36.5
Eswatini 35.5
Ecuador 35.1
Niger 35.1
Philippines 35.0
Kenya 34.9
Bangladesh 34.5
Mauritania 34.2
Tanzania 33.8
Cote d'Ivoire 33.8
Zambia 33.3
Togo 32.3
Gabon 32.2
Mexico 32.1
Ukraine 32.1
Azerbaijan 31.6
Pakistan 31.6
Papua New Guinea 30.9
Benin 30.7
Sierra Leone 30.0
El Salvador 29.9
Russia 29.9
Algeria 29.4
Nigeria 28.6
Laos 27.7
Madagascar 26.8
Lebanon 26.3
Mali 25.8
Kyrgyzstan 25.8
Cambodia 25.3
Honduras 25.0
Angola 24.9
Belarus 24.1
Mozambique 23.4
Liberia 23.3
Haiti 23.1
Guatemala 22.6
Uzbekistan 22.4
Sudan 22.3
Cameroon 20.3
Bolivia 20.2
Congo, Rep. 20.0
Myanmar 19.5
Comoros 19.0
Nicaragua 18.6
Tajikistan 18.6
Guinea 17.4
Zimbabwe 17.2
Chad 16.4
Burundi 16.1
Guinea Bissau 14.9
Turkmenistan 13.9
Central African Republic 6.4
Yemen, Rep. 4.8
Congo, Dem. Rep 4.4
Afghanistan 4.0
Libya 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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