Kids Rights Index

The KidsRights Foundation, together with the Erasmus University Rotterdam, maintain a unique index "monitor the world’s progress on adhering to the fulfillment of children’s rights."  All UN member states that have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child were ranked (provided there was sufficient data), which leads to the following 2015 ranking of 165 countries.

This Silk database presents the data from the original KidsRights Index 2015 report



The KidsRights Index scores countries on 5 domain, each consisting of several indicators:

Overall Rank & Scores

Overall Score & Domain with lowest score

Showing the overall score out of a 100 for all countries (bubble size) and the domain with the lowest score for all countries (bubble color). Source: KidsRights Index.

Best and worst performances

Domains with the lowest scores


Domains with the highest scores


Overall Scores


Countries with high subscores

Overall Score and Education Score

Outlier Sierra Leone (bottom right corner) has an exceptional high score on education, compared to its other scores.

Overall Score and Health Score

Outlier Equatorial Guinea (bottom right corner) has an exceptional high score on health, compared to its other scores.

Countries outside of the overall top 20 ranking with a high score on the domain Child Rights Environment


Countries outside of the overall top 20 ranking with a high score on the domain Protection


Correlation of the Kids Rights Index with the UN Human Development Index


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