January 29, 2020
| Dataset date: Jan 1, 1990-Dec 31, 2014
This dataset updates: Every year
Contains data from the World Bank's data portal. There is also a consolidated country dataset on HDX.
Effective governments improve people's standard of living by ensuring access to essential services – health, education, water and sanitation, electricity, transport – and the opportunity to live and work in peace and security. Data here includes World Bank staff assessments of country performance in economic management, structural policies, policies for social inclusion and equity, and public sector management and institutions for the poorest countries. Also included are indicators on revenues and expenses from the International Monetary Fund's Government Finance Statistics, and on tax policies from various sources.
Indicators: Arms exports, Intentional homicides