Brazil: Political corruption

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 Brazil

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.553
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.599
 Min - Max 0.500 - 0.710
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Brazil during that period was 0.599 index points with a minimum of 0.5 index points in 2011 and a maximum of 0.71 index points in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 0.553 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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Brazil - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Brazil - 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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