Benin: Political corruption

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 Benin

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.229
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.550
 Min - Max 0.222 - 0.709
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Benin during that period was 0.55 index points with a minimum of 0.222 index points in 2020 and a maximum of 0.709 index points in 1972. The latest value from 2022 is 0.229 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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Benin - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Benin - 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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 Electoral democracy index 0.450 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.305 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.266 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.297 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.350 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.529 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.771 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.229 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.823 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.846 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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