Bhutan: Political rights

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 Bhutan

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

 Latest value 3
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 1972 - 2020
 Average 5
 Min - Max 3 - 7
 Source The Freedom House
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1972 to 2020. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 5 points with a minimum of 3 points in 2013 and a maximum of 7 points in 1992. The latest value from 2020 is 3 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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Bhutan - Political rights - recent values

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Bhutan - Political rights - historical chart - 1972-2020




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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 Government effectiveness 0.56 2022 points
 Control of corruption 1.51 2022 points
 Regulatory quality -0.38 2022 points
 Voice and accountability 0.16 2022 points
 Political stability 0.86 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 68 2021 points
 Political rights 3 2020 points
 Civil liberties 4 2020 points
 Cost of starting a business 3.70 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 20.28 2015 percent
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