Iran: Government accountability

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 Iran

Government accountability

 Latest value -0.523
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average -0.440
 Min - Max -0.937 - 0.163
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Iran during that period was -0.44 index points with a minimum of -0.937 index points in 1962 and a maximum of 0.163 index points in 2000. The latest value from 2022 is -0.523 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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Iran - Government accountability - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iran - 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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 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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