USA: Government effectiveness

(measure: points; source: The World Bank)

USA: Government effectiveness index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1996 to 2015. The average value for the USA during that period was 1.61 points with a minumum of 1.46 points in 2014 and a maximum of 1.84 points in 2000. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The index of Government Effectiveness captures perceptions of the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and the credibility of the government's commitment to such policies.