Guinea-Bissau: Government accountability

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 Guinea-Bissau

Government accountability

 Latest value 0.559
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average -0.427
 Min - Max -1.405 - 0.654
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was -0.427 index points with a minimum of -1.405 index points in 1973 and a maximum of 0.654 index points in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 0.559 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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Guinea-Bissau - Government accountability - Recent values chart

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Guinea-Bissau - 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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 Freedom of expression 0.589 2022 index points
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 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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