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World Justice Project - Rule of Law Index
The World Justice Project Rule of Law Index is an quantitative assessment tool designed to offer a detailed and comprehensive picture of the extent to which countries adhere to the rule of law in practice. The Index provides new data on eight dimensions of the rule of law: limited government powers; absence of corruption; order and security; fundamental rights; open government; regulatory enforcement; civil justice; and criminal justice. These factors are further disaggregated into 52 sub-factors. Together, they provide a comprehensive picture of rule of law compliance. The index is typically published annually.

The Index rankings and scores are built from over 400 variables drawn from two new data sources: (i) a general population poll (GPP), designed by the WJP and conducted by leading local polling companies using a probability sample of 1,000 respondents in the three largest cities of each country; and (ii) a qualified respondents’ questionnaire (QRQ) completed by in-country experts in civil and commercial law, criminal law, labor law, and public health. To date, over 97,000 people and 2,500 experts have been interviewed in 99 countries and jurisdictions. Adherence to the rule of law is assessed using 47 indicators organized around eight themes: constraints on government powers, absence of corruption, open government, fundamental rights, order and security, regulatory enforcement, civil justice, and criminal justice. In addition to country scores and rankings, the Index also includes key global findings as well as an analysis of regional strengths, rule of law challenges, best and worst performers, and trends to watch.
worldjusticeproject  ruleoflawindex  index  list  law  countries  map  website 
october 2016 by Frontrunner
The Best and Worst Countries To Be a Girl
The 20 countries at the bottom of the index are all low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the number one spot went to Sweden. Other countries at the bottom of the index include; Chad, Central African Republic, Mali and Somalia. Countries at the top include; Finland, Norway, Netherlands and Belgium.
progressive  countries  world  bestworst  sweden  finland  norway  netherlands  belgium  chad  centralafricanrepublic  mali  somalia  niger  2016 
october 2016 by Frontrunner
Rich Countries Often Fail to Bolster Well-Being, Boston Consulting Says
With economic growth trending downward globally, many of the world's largest economies are not converting what growth they have left into an increase in well-being for their citizens, according to a report by the Boston Consulting Group.

The SEDA, or Sustainable Economic Development Assessment ranks more than 160 countries across 10 areas including economic stability, health, governance and environment. It uses two measures, the first a current score taking into the most recent data and a rolling score that assesses how countries can convert economic growth into well-being over an eight year period from 2006 to 2014.
countries  wealth  society  citizens  wellness  wellbeing  failure  2016 
july 2016 by Frontrunner
Passport Index
Passport Index curates, sorts and ranks the world's passports. Explore passport designs, browse them by visa-free score, by color, or by country and discover how they rank.
passport  collection  design  document  world  countries  website 
july 2016 by Frontrunner
The Good Country - Overall Rankings
Most of the world’s problems are really just symptoms of a bigger, underlying problem: that we haven’t yet worked out how to organise ourselves as a single species inhabiting a single planet. This can change.

This is the ranking of countries in various categories of areas of progress.
countries  ranking  science  technology  culture  peace  security  worldorder  climate  prosperity  equality  health  wellness  wellbeing 
june 2016 by Frontrunner
Major IP Addresses Blocks by Country
In this section, you can find the list of all major IP address blocks allocated for each country. For countries in europe and in the middle east, the name of the company/Internet provider that own these IP blocks is also displayed. In order to show only the major IP blocks, only IP blocks with 4096 addresses or more were added to the list. For United States, only IP blocks with 65536 addresses or more were added to the list.
ipblocks  countries  collection  free 
march 2016 by Frontrunner
The Free Internet Project
The Free Internet Project is a nonprofit whose mission is to provide the public with information about the latest legal and technological efforts to protect Internet freedoms around the world.
internet  privacy  countries  world  map 
march 2016 by Frontrunner
Corruption Perceptions Index 2015
Most and least corrupt countries in the world.
world  countries  corruption  2015 
march 2016 by Frontrunner
Cost of Living
Expatistan is a cost of living calculator that allows you to compare the cost of living between cities around the world. The comparisons allow you to get a better understanding of the cost of living of any city before you move there.

What makes us unique is that we collect the prices that we use to calculate our cost of living index from visitors like you. Naturally, the more data entered, the more accurate the index and the calculations will be.
cities  countries  costofliving  comparison  prices 
april 2015 by Frontrunner

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