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Political Data on Websites
Tracks conflict development, escalations, and settlements. Maintained by Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research.
Corruption Perceptions Index
Measures the perceived level of public-sector corruption in 180 countries and territories around the world. Maintained by Transparency International.
Freedom in the World
Compares global political rights and civil liberties. Maintained by Freedom House.
Freedom of the Press
Annual survey of media independence in 195 countries and territories. Maintained by Freedom House.
Freedom on the Net
Assesses internet censorship and control in 15 nations. Maintained by Freedom House.
Integrated Network for Societal Conflict Research Data
Provides data on displaced populations, political instability and violence. Maintained by Center for Systemic Peace.
Pew Global Attitudes Project
Provides data on public opinion surveys on a wide range of topics, including Views on Democracy, Religion, Values, and Life Satisfaction in Emerging Nations. Maintained by Pew Research Center.
Polity IV Project
Covers political regime characteristics and transitions from 1800 and includes governance and instability. Maintained by Center for Systemic Peace.
Worldwide Governance Indicators
Provides aggregate and individual governance indicators for 212 countries for Voice and Accountability, Political Stability and Absence of Violence, Government Effectiveness, Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law, Control of Corruption. Maintained by World Bank.