A detailed breakdown of the Index scores is available for download in Excel format, allowing users to explore the full depth of the Index.
This methodology paper presents the detailed methodology used in the construction of the Global Organized Crime Index.
A set of scoring thresholds were provided to experts throughout the process in order to guide the experts in determining the indicator scores.
A set of definitions and guiding questions for each indicator included in the Index was provided to experts, in order to guide them in their considerations.
The opinions, findings and conclusions stated herein are those of the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Department of State.