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Rule of Law Index 2013

Rule of Law Index of Russia, 2013

The World Justice Project - an independent non-profit international organization whose purpose is to analyze the level of democratization around the world, published the latest report World Justice Project, which discloses the state of the rule of law in 97 countries including Russia.

WJP experts estimate the level of democratization of society (rule of law) on nine criteria, 8 of which are calculated indices, among them: the level of authority powers, lack of government corruption, order and security, fundamental human rights, the degree of openness in government and its intervention in the occurring in the state, the state of civil and criminal justice.
For indices that are close to one - the best, but close to 0 - worse.
WJP experts estimate the level of democratization of society (rule of law) on nine criteria, 8 of which are calculated indices, among them: the level of authority powers, lack of government corruption, order and security, fundamental human rights, the degree of openness in government and its intervention in the occurring in the state, the state of civil and criminal justice.
For indices that are close to 1 - the best, but close to 0 - worse.

 

 

Russia

Factors Scores Global Rankings Regional Rankings Income Group Rankings
Limited Government Powers 0.31 92/97 20/21 29/30
Absence of Corruption 0.39 71/97 15/21 25/30
Order and Security 0.49 92/97 21/21 29/30
Fundamental Rights 0.47 83/97 19/21 27/30
Open Government 0.41 74/97 18/21 25/30
Regulatory Enforcement 0.45 68/97 15/21 24/30
Civil Justice 0.50 65/97 16/21 21/30
Criminal Justice 0.40 78/97 17/21 26/30

Subfactors

Subfactors Scores
1.2 Government powers are effectively limited by the legislature 0.32
1.3 Government powers are effectively limited by the judiciary 0.27
1.4 Government powers are effectively limited by independent auditing and review 0.33
1.5 Government officials are sanctioned for misconduct 0.29
1.6 Government powers are subject to non-governmental checks 0.33
1.7 Transition of power is subject to the law 0.34

Subfactors Scores
2.1 Government officials in the executive branch do not use public office for private gain 0.46
2.2 Government officials in the judicial branch do not use public office for private gain 0.42
2.3 Government officials in the police and the military do not use public office for private gain 0.46
2.4 Government officials in the legislative branch do not use public office for private gain 0.22

Subfactors Scores
3.1 Crime is effectively controlled 0.57
3.2 Civil conflict is effectively limited 0.50
3.3 People do not resort to violence to redress personal grievances 0.41

Subfactors Scores
4.1 Equal treatment and absence of discrimination 0.62
4.2 The right to life and security of the person is effectively guaranteed 0.46
4.3 Due process of law and rights of the accused are effectively guaranteed 0.32
4.4 Freedom of opinion and expression is effectively guaranteed 0.33
4.5 Freedom of belief and religion is effectively guaranteed 0.53
4.6 Freedom from arbitrary interference with privacy is effectively guaranteed 0.39
4.7 Freedom of assembly and association is effectively guaranteed 0.38
4.8 Fundamental labor rights are effectively guaranteed 0.68

Subfactors Scores
5.1 The laws are publicized and accessible 0.46
5.2 The laws are stable 0.50
5.3 Right to petition the government and public participation 0.33
5.4 Official information is available on request 0.35

Subfactors Scores
6.1 Government regulations are effectively enforced 0.54
6.2 Government regulations are applied and enforced without improper influence 0.48
6.3 Administrative proceedings are conducted without unreasonable delay 0.52
6.4 Due process is respected in administrative proceedings 0.30
6.5 The Government does not expropriate without adequate compensation 0.39

Subfactors Scores
7.1 People can access and afford civil justice 0.54
7.2 Civil justice is free of discrimination 0.56
7.3 Civil justice is free of corruption 0.43
7.4 Civil justice is free of improper government influence 0.42
7.5 Civil justice is not subject to unreasonable delays 0.52
7.6 Civil justice is effectively enforced 0.40
7.7 ADRs are accessible, impartial, and effective 0.60

Subfactors Scores
8.1 Criminal investigation system is effective 0.57
8.2 Criminal adjudication system is timely and effective 0.42
8.3 Correctional system is effective in reducing criminal behavior 0.29
8.4 Criminal system is impartial 0.37
8.5 Criminal system is free of corruption 0.39
8.6 Criminal system is free of improper government influence 0.41
8.7 Due process of law and rights of the accused 0.32
 
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