Methodology assessment of statistical capacity (scale 0 - 100)

Definition: The methodology indicator measures a country’s ability to adhere to internationally recommended standards and methods. The methodology score is calculated as the weighted average of 10 underlying indicator scores. The final methodology score contributes 1/3 of the overall Statistical Capacity Indicator score.

Description: The map below shows how Methodology assessment of statistical capacity (scale 0 - 100) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Chile, with a value of 100.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Yemen, with a value of 10.00.

Source: World Bank, Bulletin Board on Statistical Capacity (

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Statistical Concept and Methodology: The Practice score is calculated as weighted average of all 10 Practice indicator scores.

Aggregation method: Unweighted average

Periodicity: Annual