Uses objective measures and quantitative data to rate governance and corruption. No opinion surveys used. Attempts to measure the “opposite of corruption” through objective, statistical methods.
Full report, data, and full methodology available.
Source: Global Integrity, reputable non-profit organization
50 countries (including Pakistan, Lebanon, Turkey, Algeria)
2004, 2006-2008. by Oct 22
Gives a single score (1-5) rating a country’s political terror or freedom. Uses Amnesty International and the U.S. State Dept. as sources.
About 170 countries (includes all Muslim countries).
1976-2007. by Oct 22
Source for quantitative human rights data.
Indicators on: extrajudicial killings, disappearances, torture, political imprisonment, freedom of speech, religion, movement and assembly, free elections, workers’ and women’s rights
Dataset download: Yes
Source: University of Binghamton
195 countries (includes Muslim countries).
1981-2007. by Oct 22
Rates countries Free, Partially Free, or Not Free, and provides sub-scores in political rights and civil liberties.
Political rights sub-scores: Electoral Process, Political Pluralism and Participation, Functioning of Government
Civil liberties sub-scores: Freedom of Expression and Belief, Associational and Organizational Rights, Rule of Law, Personal Autonomy and Individual Rights
Tables, charts, country reports, methodology, and sources.
Source: Freedom House; 80% funded by US government; widely trusted in political science research
192 countries and 15 territories (includes all Muslim countries).
1973-2008. by Oct 22