Belgium: Political corruption

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 Belgium

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.021
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.029
 Min - Max 0.021 - 0.039
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Belgium during that period was 0.029 index points with a minimum of 0.021 index points in 1997 and a maximum of 0.039 index points in 1990. The latest value from 2022 is 0.021 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.479 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belgium - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Belgium - Political corruption - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Composite index that measures corruption in the executive, legislative, and judicial realms. Higher values mean less corruption.

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