Cameroon: Government accountability

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 Cameroon

Government accountability

 Latest value -0.055
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average -0.409
 Min - Max -0.931 - 0.107
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Cameroon during that period was -0.409 index points with a minimum of -0.931 index points in 1978 and a maximum of 0.107 index points in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is -0.055 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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Recent values chart
Cameroon - Government accountability - Recent values chart

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Cameroon - Government accountability - historical chart - 1961-2022




Definition: Measures the constraint on government power through requirements for justification for its actions and potential sanctions.


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