|Control of Corruption
||Published annually by the World Bank, the Control of Corruption Index reflects perceptions of
the extent to which public power is exercised for private gain, including both petty and grand
forms of corruption, as well as "capture" of the state by elites and private interests.
|Corruption Perceptions Index
||Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), published annually, ranks 180
countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to
experts and businesspeople.
||The Fragile States Index is an annual ranking of countries based on their levels of stability
and the destabilising pressures they face. The Index is based on the Fund for Peace’s
proprietary Conflict Assessment System Tool (CAST) analytical platform. The index assesses
states' vulnerability to conflict or collapse according to 12 social, economic and political
||The Global Peace Index measures 163 countries’ peacefulness using a broad range of 23 indicators
that show the extent to which a country is involved in domestic and international conflict, as
well as the level of harmony or discord within a nation.
||Published annually by the World Bank, the Government Effectiveness index reflects perceptions of
the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its
independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and
the credibility of the government's commitment to such policies.
||The Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research’s (HIIK) annually published
Conflict Barometer grades countries based on the intensity of sub-national, national or
international conflict they are currently experiencing, according to publicly available data.
||The ITUC Global Rights Index is published annually and documents violations of internationally
recognised collective labour rights by governments and employers. A country that scores poorly
for labour rights violations is more likely to have issues with forced labour or child labour,
and to exhibit human rights abuses, more broadly, within workplaces.
|Political Stability and
Absence of Violence/Terrorism (WGI)
||Published annually by the World Bank, the Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism
index measures perceptions of the likelihood of political instability and/or
politically-motivated violence, including terrorism.
||Published annually by the World Bank, the Regulatory Quality index reflects perceptions of the
ability of the government to formulate and implement sound policies and regulations that permit
and promote private sector development.
|Rule of Law (WGI)
||Published annually by the World Bank, the Rule of Law index reflects perceptions of the extent
to which agents have confidence in and abide by the rules of society, and in particular the
quality of contract enforcement, property rights, the police, and the courts, as well as the
likelihood of crime and violence.
|The Human Freedom
||The Human Freedom Index is co-published annually by the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute,
and the Liberales Institut at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, and measures the
degree of human freedom in the world's nations. It seeks to gauge the extent to which a country
respects civil rights, and the extent to which its citizens have the ability to hold authorities
accountable for their conduct.
||Published annually by the World Bank, the Voice and Accountability index reflects perceptions of
the extent to which a country's citizens are able to participate in selecting their government,
as well as freedom of expression, freedom of association, and a free media. This methodology is
used to determine if a country’s citizens have the ability to hold authorities accountable for
|Yale Environmental Performance
||The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) uses 32 performance indicators across 11 issue
categories to rank 180 countries on environmental health and ecosystem vitality. These
indicators provide a gauge at a national scale of how close countries are to established
environmental policy targets. According to the publishers of the EPI, the ranking indicates
which countries are best addressing the environmental challenges that every nation faces.