Guyana: Government effectiveness

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Government effectiveness index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

 Latest value -0.24
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2021
 Average -0.2
 Min - Max -0.5 - -0.01
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Guyana from 1996 to 2021. The average value for Guyana during that period was -0.2 points with a minimum of -0.5 points in 2005 and a maximum of -0.01 points in 2007. The latest value from 2021 is -0.24 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 191 countries is -0.03 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Guyana - Government effectiveness - recent values

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Guyana - Government effectiveness - historical chart - 1996-2021

Definition: The index of Government Effectiveness captures perceptions of the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and the credibility of the government's commitment to such policies.

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 Rule of law -0.40 2021 points
 Government effectiveness -0.24 2021 points
 Control of corruption -0.17 2021 points
 Regulatory quality -0.52 2021 points
 Voice and accountability 0.25 2021 points
 Political stability -0.14 2021 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 40 2022 points
 Political rights 2 2020 points
 Civil liberties 3 2020 points
 Cost of starting a business 9.40 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 26.09 2015 percent
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