THE KIDSRIGHTS INDEX
THE KIDSRIGHTS INDEX

The KidsRights Index is the annual global index which ranks how countries adhere to and are equipped to improve children’s rights. The KidsRights Index is an initiative of the KidsRights Foundation, in cooperation with Erasmus University Rotterdam: Erasmus School of Economics and the International Institute of Social Studies. It comprises a ranking for all UN member states that have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and for which sufficient data is available, a total of 182 countries. 

The KidsRights Index exists of 5 domains: 

  1. Right to Life
  2. Right to Health
  3. Right to Education
  4. Right to Protection
  5. Enabling Environment for Child Rights


For more information please visit the Methodology page, the FAQs or download the report.

Overall ranking
Overall
Rank
Country Overall Score Missing values of 20 indicators
1 Norway 0.974 4
2 Iceland 0.965 4
3 Portugal 0.954 2
4 Spain 0.947 3
5 Switzerland 0.936 3
6 Netherlands 0.911 3
7 Finland 0.909 3
8 Germany 0.906 3
9 France 0.902 3
10 Slovenia 0.898 2
11 Denmark 0.891 4
12 Austria 0.884 3

News

KidsRights Index 2018 available now!
Insufficient budget for children’s rights and lack of child participation is global cause for concern

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KidsRights Index 2018 Report

Report on the results of the KidsRights Index 2018

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Infographic

An easy overview of the KidsRights Index 2018

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