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Published by source: 30 August 2018
Expected next release: 30 August 2019
The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project reports aggregate and individual governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996–2017, for six dimensions of governance:
The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) are a research dataset summarizing the views on the quality of governance provided by a large number of enterprise, citizen and expert survey respondents in industrial and developing countries. These data are gathered from a number of survey institutes, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, and private sector firms. The WGI do not reflect the official views of the World Bank, its Executive Directors, or the countries they represent. The WGI are not used by the World Bank Group to allocate resources.
Estimate:-Estimate of governance (ranges from approximately -2.5 (weak) to 2.5 (strong) governance performance)
Standard error (StdErr):-Standard error reflects variability around the point estimate of governance.
Number of sources (NumSrc):-Number of data sources on which estimate is based
Rank:-Percentile rank among all countries (ranges from 0 (lowest) to 100 (highest) rank)
Lower:-Lower bound of 90% confidence interval for governance, in percentile rank terms
Upper:-Upper bound of 90% confidence interval for governance, in percentile rank terms