Hong Kong: Political rights

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 Hong Kong

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

 Latest value 5
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 2017 - 2020
 Average 5
 Min - Max 5 - 5
 Source The Freedom House
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 2017 to 2020. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 5 points with a minimum of 5 points in 2017 and a maximum of 5 points in 2017. 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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Hong Kong - Political rights - recent values




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).


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Rule of law 1.28 2022 points
 Government effectiveness 1.59 2022 points
 Control of corruption 1.61 2022 points
 Regulatory quality 1.59 2022 points
 Voice and accountability -0.41 2022 points
 Political stability 0.61 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 76 2022 points
 Political rights 5 2020 points
 Civil liberties 3 2020 points
 Competitiveness 83.10 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 0.50 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 12.39 2015 percent
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