Burkina Faso: Women political empowerment

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 Burkina Faso

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.511
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.648
 Min - Max 0.508 - 0.811
 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 0.648 index points with a minimum of 0.508 index points in 1980 and a maximum of 0.811 index points in 2012. The latest value from 2022 is 0.511 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.729 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 - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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Burkina Faso - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures fundamental civil liberties, women’s open discussion of political issues and participation in civil society organizations, and the representation of women in formal political positions.


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 Electoral democracy index 0.295 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.219 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.183 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.273 2022 index points
 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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