In the world ranking of the rule of law, compiled by the international organization World Justice Project, Ukraine appeared on the 77th place. In total, the rating covers 113 countries, based on a survey of more than 110,000 households and polls of 3,000 experts.
The rule of law index was developed in 2010. It measures the achievements of countries in ensuring the legal environment. The data are combined into eight indicators: the limitation of powers of institutions, the absence of corruption, the order and security, the protection of fundamental rights, the transparency of institutions of power, compliance with laws, civil justice, criminal justice.
In the current rating (2017-2018), Ukraine has risen by one position compared to last year (2016, - Ed.).
The countries with the highest level of rule of law are Denmark, Norway and Finland. Worse things exist in Afghanistan, Cambodia and Venezuela. The authors of the report note that, after the publication of the last report, a rollback in the rule of law issue was global.
Ukraine has become 8th of the 13 countries in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan) and 11th of the 30 countries with a low average income (Bangladesh, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria , Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia).