2009 Ibrahim Index | Uganda
The Ibrahim Index uses indicators across four main pillars: Safety and Rule of Law; Participation and Human Rights; Sustainable Economic Opportunity; and Human Development as proxies for the quality of the processes and outcomes of governance. [...] The criteria are divided into four main categories: • Safety and Rule of Law • Participation and Human Rights • Sustainable Economic Opportunity • Human Development • In 2007/08, Uganda scored 53.6 out of 100, and was ranked 24th out of 53 African countries. [...] • At category level, Uganda scored above the continental average for the categories of Safety and Rule of Law, Participation and Human Rights, and Sustainable Economic Opportunity. [...] 2009 IIAG* Rank Regional Rank (out of 100) Safety and Rule of Law Participation and Human Rights Sustainable Economic Opportunity Human Development IIAG 56.0 26 4 58.1 19 4 50.9 16 4 49.3 30 8 53.6 24 4 2 | Regional overview - East Africa The Seychelles came top of the East African region, scoring 77.1 out of 100, while Somalia came bottom with 15.2. [...] East Africa’s best performance compared to the rest of the continent was in Human Development, in which it was third out of five regions.