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RTI Rating United States

United States at No. 69 in the RTI Rating

The transparency law of United States has been in force since 1966 and with it has earned 83 points in the Global Right to Information Rating (RTI Rating). With that score United States is now ranked 69 in the transparency ranking formed by 123 countries, meaning it is among those that must improve its laws in order to guarantee access to information.

This index ranks countries giving them a score of 0-150 depending on the strength of its legal framework which guarantees the right to information.

In the next table you can also see the scores obtained by United States in each of the groups that make up the index. Access the list with the classification of all countries by clicking on RTI Rating and the economic information for United States by clicking on Economy of United States.

United States - Global Right to Information Rating
DateRTI RakingYear RTI lawAccessScopeRequestingExceptionsAppealsSanctionsPromotionRTI Rating
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