Hong Kong: Government accountability

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 Hong Kong

Government accountability

 Latest value -0.613
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.564
 Min - Max -0.613 - 1.019
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 0.564 index points with a minimum of -0.613 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 1.019 index points in 1995. The latest value from 2022 is -0.613 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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Hong Kong - Government accountability - Recent values chart

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Hong Kong - 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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