Rankings Methodology
Rankings Methodology
This page shows data for all IJR indicators, organized by pillar and theme. The visualisation below shows how the cluster of 18 large and mid-sized states fare on the chosen indicator. States ranked 1-6 for the indicator are shown in blue, those ranked 7-12 in light green and those ranked 13-18 in light brown. Mouseover on the map to see a state’s exact values for the indicator and the raw data used to calculate the indicator. To know more about the indicator, click on the ‘i’ button next to the indicator name. Use the side bar and indicator dropdown to navigate to other indicators across pillars and themes.

Indicates the avg. number of years a case remains pending

Pillar: Judiciary

Theme: Workload

IJRs: 1, 3


For each pending case in subordinate courts

(Date on which data was scraped – Date of case filed) = Case pending for X days

Xn = Sum of X days for each case pending in a state

n = total pending cases

Average pendency in subordinate courts (years) = (X1+X2+X3+……+Xn) / n *100

Benchmark: Not available

Scoring guide: Lower, the better

Latest period/date: June 2018 to September 2020

Latest data source: eCourt India Services; DAKSH Database. The DAKSH database is based on data collected from eCourts for a sample set of districts across India


IJR 1: 1. Data not available for Arunachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Lakshadweep.

IJR 2: 1. Data not available for Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep Puducherry.

Rank State Score (out of 10)
Hover over a state to view more information