The Indicators

To accurately assess each country in the Animal Protection Index, they were scored on various indicators that cover the most important aspects of animal protection. Browse the indicators and discover which scoring band countries fall into for each and every issue.

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This index, produced by World Animal Protection, is a ranking of 50 countries around the globe according to their legislation and policy commitments to protecting animals. Explore the findings to discover how your government can help improve the lives of animals in your country.