Copenhagen, Oct.18.– Denmark has again ranked number one in the Rule of Law Index published by the World Justice Project (WJP), an independent organisation advocating the advancement of rule of law around the world.
It is the sixth time in a row that Denmark has ranked first – this time above 138 other countries.
The Nordics tend to dominate, and 2021 was no different with Norway, Finland, Sweden and Germany completing the top five.
Best in five out of eight parameters
The index assesses eight parameters, and Denmark ranked first in five of them: Constraints on Government Powers, Absence of Corruption, Fundamental Rights, Regulatory Enforcement and Civil Justice.