Zambia

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World Governance Indicators
19 th
in Africa
Voice and Accountability
the extent people in the country are able to elect their government and whether freedom of expression, freedom of association and free media exist
6 th
in Africa
Political Stability
stability of a country’s government and whether violence and terrorism are part of government’s execution
26 th
in Africa
Government Effectiveness
quality of public services, civil service, policy formulation and implementation, government’s independence from political pressures and credibility
20 th
in Africa
Regulatory Quality
government’s capability to express and implement policies which support private sector development
26 th
in Africa
Rule of Law
the extent of confidence people have in the rules of society in consideration of quality of contract enforcement, property rights, police and courts
25 th
in Africa
Control of Corruption
extent of corruption within the country by public as well as private people to achieve private gain
Corruption Perception Index
13 th
in Africa
Bribe Payers Index
evaluation of corruption within the public sector
Freedom Index
9 th
in Africa
Freedoom House: Political Right Score
the extent people are able to elect freely, the competitiveness of political parties and the role of the opposition and other minorities
18 th
in Africa
Freedom House: Civil Liberties Score
the extent of freedom of expression, assembly, association, education, and religion, fair rule of law, free economic activity, equality within the country
25 th
in Africa
Press Freedom: Legal Environment
assessment of laws, regulations and government execution which has an effect on media and freedom of expression
26 th
in Africa
Press Freedom: Political Environment
the extent of political control over media content (state-owned and/or privately owned media), how information is accessed, diversity and freedom of media (foreign and local news)
32 nd
in Africa
Press Freedom: Economic Environment
structure, transparency and concentration of media ownerships, costs for producing and distributing media and advertising, corruption on content, sustainability and development of media within the country
Bertelsmann Transformation Index
9 th
in Africa
Status Index: Political Transformation
statehood, political participation, constitutionality, stability of democratic institutions, political and social integration
13 th
in Africa
Status Index: Economic Transformation
level of socioeconomic development, market organisation and competitive order, currency and price stability, private ownership, social order, performance of the political economy, sustainability
13 th
in Africa
Management Performance
severity, management capability, efficiency of resources, consensus-building, international collaboration
IDA Resource Allocation Index
16 th
in Africa
Economic Management
evaluates macroeconomic Management, fiscal policy and debt policy of the country
8 th
in Africa
Structural Policies
assesses trade, the financial sector and the business regulatory environment
9 th
in Africa
Policies for Social Inclusion/Equity
scores gender equality, equity of public resource use, building human resources, social protection and labour and policies and institutions for environmental sustainability
16 th
in Africa
Public Sector Management and Institutions
measures the extent of property rights and rule-based governance, quality of budgetary and financial Management efficiency of revenue mobilisation, quality of public administration and transparency, accountability and corruption in the public sector of the country
Economic Intelligence Unit
8 th
in Africa
Democracy Index
evaluation of free and fair elections, security of voters, influence of foreign powers on government, the capability of the civil service to implement policies
7 th
in Africa
Electoral process and pluralism
scores to which extent elections for the national legislature, for the head of government and municipal elections are free and fair, evaluates the conditions for the presentation of candidates, freedom of voters, transparency of financing political parties
18 th
in Africa
Political Participation
evaluation of voter participation, their political engagement and whether minorities are allowed to vote autonomously
3 rd
in Africa
Political Culture
measures perceptions of leadership, military role, democracy and public order
6 th
in Africa
Civil Liberties
extent of free media, freedom of expression and protest, political restrictions on the internet, ability to form free organisations and trade unions, security of citizens
Global Competitiveness Report (World Economic Forum)
15 th
in Africa
Global Competitive Index
sustainability of competitiveness of the country
9 th
in Africa
Innovation and sophistication factor
assessment of business sophistication and innovation within the country
13 th
in Africa
Efficiency enhancer
evaluation of higher education and training, goods market efficiency, labour market efficiency, financial market development, technological readiness and market size
Enterprise Surveys
10 th
in Africa
Informal Payment
Firms Expected to Pay Informal Payment to Public Officials (to get things done)
7 th
in Africa
Giving gifts to get an operating license
Firms Expected to Give Gifts to Get an Operating License
16 th
in Africa
Giving gifts to secure a government contract
Firms Expected to Give Gifts to Secure a Government Contract
5 th
in Africa
Corruption as a major constraint
Firms Identifying Corruption as a Major Constraint
7 th
in Africa
Giving gifts in meetings with tax officials
Firms Expected to Give Gifts In Meetings With Tax Officials
Economic Ranking (Ease of doing Business)
8 th
in Africa
Ease of doing business
final result considering all EODB subratings below
8 th
in Africa
Starting a Business
ranks the time and effort needed to start a new business
39 th
in Africa
Dealing with Construction Permits
ranks how the government manages construction permits
18 th
in Africa
Registering Property
ranks time and effort needed to register a property in the country
3 rd
in Africa
Getting Credit
feasibility of getting a credit
14 th
in Africa
Protecting Investors
the security and constraints of investors
8 th
in Africa
Paying Taxes
ranking of tax rates, laws and its compliance
35 th
in Africa
Trading Across Borders
feasibility to trade with foreign countries
16 th
in Africa
Enforcing Contracts
existence and frequency of enforced contracts
Mo Ibrahim Governance Index
14 th
in Africa
Safety and Security
rule of law, accountability, personal safety, national security
14 th
in Africa
Rule of Law, Transparency and Corruption
transparency and corruption of the government and other authorities within the country
17 th
in Africa
Participation and Human Rights
evaluates the general participation in elections and human rights issues
23 rd
in Africa
Sustainable Economic Development
public Management, business environment, infrastructure and the rural sector
19 th
in Africa
Human Development
evaluation of welfare, education and health in the country
Human Development Index
30 th
in Africa
Human Development Index
Environmental Performance Index
2 nd
in Africa
Environmental Performance Index
27 th
in Africa
Air pollution
3 rd
in Africa
Climate Change
2 nd
in Africa
Renewable Electricity
FDI
9 th
in Africa
Foreign Direct Investment

The ABIB Location Index is calculated using the following ratings: World Governance Indicators, Corruption Perception Index, Freedom Index, Bertelsmann Transformation Index, IDA Resource Allocation Index, Economic Intelligence Unit, Global Competitive Report, Enterprise Surveys, Ease of doing business, Mo Ibrahim Governance Index, Human Development Index, Environmental Performance Index and Foreign Direct Investment. For more detailed information click here »

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