Bhutan: Government accountability

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 Bhutan

Government accountability

 Latest value 0.861
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average -0.177
 Min - Max -0.697 - 0.977
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Bhutan during that period was -0.177 index points with a minimum of -0.697 index points in 1963 and a maximum of 0.977 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 0.861 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.578 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - Government accountability - Recent values chart

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Bhutan - Government accountability - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the constraint on government power through requirements for justification for its actions and potential sanctions.


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