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Mapped: The world’s most open governments

An improving economy and better resources in the developing world may not equal a more open nation, according to the World Justice Project (WJP) in its report on open governments globally.

The inaugural WJP Open Government Index, which ranks more than a 100 countries based on how open their governments are, found evidence which suggested there is no link between GDP per capita and open government.

It probably comes as no surprise that Nordic countries have the most open governments, but the UK fares well and is ranked eighth most open nation. Continue>>>