Coastal Governance Index 2019

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

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The Economist Intelligence Unit. “Coastal Governance Index 2019,” 2019.


Issued as an update to the original 2015 index, this edition assesses performance by 20 developed and developing economies with significant coastal environments. Countries are scored and ranked on their performance across six categories. There are two overarching categories: policy and institutional capacity, and business environment. The other four cover assets: land; living resources; water quality; and minerals, energy and shipping. The report is available for download and underlying data are available at the link provided.

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