Germany: Political corruption

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Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.019
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.012
 Min - Max 0.010 - 0.019
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Germany during that period was 0.012 index points with a minimum of 0.01 index points in 1998 and a maximum of 0.019 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 0.019 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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Germany - 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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