Tunisia has been ranked at the 45th position in the Open Data Barometer for 2014, moving up 5 spots compared to 2013. It is credited with the score of 28.57 against 21.02 a year earlier.
The Barometer, which covers 86 countries, is prepared by Tim Berners-Lee, the British inventor of the Internet. It ranks governments depending on how they make available data, on which public money is spent, how public services are managed as well as corporate records, public sector contracts and land titles.
In this ranking, Tunisia is on the top of Arab countries and the second in Africa, overtaken by South Africa, with a 30.7 score.
It is the UK that has the most transparent government in the world with the final score of 100, followed by the United States and Sweden, while France is in 4th place.