Benin: Women political empowerment

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 Benin

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.823
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.719
 Min - Max 0.561 - 0.872
 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 0.719 index points with a minimum of 0.561 index points in 1974 and a maximum of 0.872 index points in 2010. The latest value from 2022 is 0.823 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.729 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Benin - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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Benin - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures fundamental civil liberties, women’s open discussion of political issues and participation in civil society organizations, and the representation of women in formal political positions.


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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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