Ethiopia: Political corruption

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 Ethiopia

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.518
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.584
 Min - Max 0.469 - 0.691
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 0.584 index points with a minimum of 0.469 index points in 1988 and a maximum of 0.691 index points in 1973. The latest value from 2022 is 0.518 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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Ethiopia - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Ethiopia - 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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 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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