Italy: Political corruption

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 Italy

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.139
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.233
 Min - Max 0.139 - 0.343
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Italy during that period was 0.233 index points with a minimum of 0.139 index points in 2021 and a maximum of 0.343 index points in 1989. The latest value from 2022 is 0.139 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.479 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Italy - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Italy - Political corruption - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Composite index that measures corruption in the executive, legislative, and judicial realms. Higher values mean less corruption.

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