Haiti: Political rights

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 Haiti

Political rights index, 7 (weak) - 1 (strong)

 Latest value 5
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 1972 - 2020
 Average 6
 Min - Max 4 - 7
 Source The Freedom House
For that indicator, we provide data for Haiti from 1972 to 2020. The average value for Haiti during that period was 6 points with a minimum of 4 points in 1990 and a maximum of 7 points in 1972. The latest value from 2020 is 5 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 195 countries is 4 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Haiti - Political rights - recent values

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Haiti - Political rights - historical chart - 1972-2020




Definition: The Political Rights ratings from the Freedom House evaluate three categories: electoral process, political pluralism and participation, and the functioning of government. The index ranges from 1 (strong rights) to 7 (weak rights).


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 Rule of law -1.38 2022 points
 Government effectiveness -2.23 2022 points
 Control of corruption -1.46 2022 points
 Regulatory quality -1.31 2022 points
 Voice and accountability -1.19 2022 points
 Political stability -1.41 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 17 2022 points
 Political rights 5 2020 points
 Civil liberties 5 2020 points
 Competitiveness 36.30 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 179.70 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 56.38 2015 percent
 Informal economy, MIMIC method 55.10 2020 percent
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