- The red line measures deviations from predicted
values, which are represented by the blue line. Ignore
the gap between the red and blue lines and concentrate on
how closely the red line centers toward 0. The closer to
0, the less the deviation of a country's observed score
on Rule of Law from its predicted score.
- All of these small island nations in the Pacific
Ocean had predicted Rule of Law scores greater than 0 and
all but American Samoa performed better than
- For the Cook Islands, its predicted score was 0.49.
It deviated 0.12 above prediction for an observed score
The PDF country pages display the observed Rule of Law
Scores, predicted scores, and residuals (deviations from
the predictions). Each page reports country size, wealth,
and party data. Download a
212 page PDF that serves for all countries.