Burkina Faso: Government accountability

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 Burkina Faso

Government accountability

 Latest value 0.844
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.314
 Min - Max -0.331 - 1.052
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 0.314 index points with a minimum of -0.331 index points in 1985 and a maximum of 1.052 index points in 2015. The latest value from 2022 is 0.844 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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Burkina Faso - Government accountability - Recent values chart

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Burkina Faso - 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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 Egalitarian democracy index 0.230 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.844 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.793 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.444 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.511 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.928 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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