Belize: Political rights

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 Belize

Political rights index, 7 (weak) - 1 (strong)

 Latest value 2
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 1981 - 2020
 Average 1
 Min - Max 1 - 2
 Source The Freedom House
For that indicator, we provide data for Belize from 1981 to 2020. The average value for Belize during that period was 1 points with a minimum of 1 points in 1981 and a maximum of 2 points in 1984. The latest value from 2020 is 2 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 195 countries is 4 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belize - Political rights - recent values

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Belize - Political rights - historical chart - 1981-2020




Definition: The Political Rights ratings from the Freedom House evaluate three categories: electoral process, political pluralism and participation, and the functioning of government. The index ranges from 1 (strong rights) to 7 (weak rights).


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 Rule of law -0.72 2022 points
 Government effectiveness -0.36 2022 points
 Control of corruption -0.24 2022 points
 Regulatory quality -0.44 2022 points
 Voice and accountability 0.53 2022 points
 Political stability 0.43 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 43 2022 points
 Political rights 2 2020 points
 Civil liberties 2 2020 points
 Cost of starting a business 34.30 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 42.29 2015 percent
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