Bulgaria: Political corruption

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 Bulgaria

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.300
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.365
 Min - Max 0.300 - 0.552
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Bulgaria from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Bulgaria during that period was 0.365 index points with a minimum of 0.3 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 0.552 index points in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 0.3 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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Bulgaria - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Bulgaria - 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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 Egalitarian democracy index 0.546 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.288 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.848 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.300 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.924 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.851 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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