Canada: Government accountability

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 Canada

Government accountability

 Latest value 1.503
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 1.508
 Min - Max 1.409 - 1.575
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Canada during that period was 1.508 index points with a minimum of 1.409 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 1.575 index points in 1994. The latest value from 2022 is 1.503 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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Canada - Government accountability - Recent values chart

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Canada - 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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