Finland in World Bank Governance Indicators

The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project reports aggregate and individual governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996–2022, for six dimensions of governance: Voice and Accountability, Political Stability and Absence of Violence / Terrorism, Government Effectiveness, Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law and Control of Corruption.

The WGI is 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. They are based on over 30 individual data sources produced by a variety of survey institutes, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, and private sector firms.

Indicators are updated on a yearly basis, and the annual release is at the end of September.

Worldwide Governance Indicators (, The World Bank

The WGI are available at / please visit this World Bank website for more information:

Kaufmann, Daniel & Kraay, Aart & Mastruzzi, Massimo, 2010. “The worldwide governance indicators : methodology and analytical issues,” Policy Research Working Paper Series 5430, The World Bank.