Jamaica: Government effectiveness index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)
, 1996 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for Jamaica from 1996 to 2019. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 0.2 points with a minimum of -0.12 points in 2005 and a maximum of 0.5 points in 2018.
The latest value from 2019 is 0.5 points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 192
countries is -0.02 points.
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Definition: The index of Government Effectiveness captures perceptions of the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and the credibility of the government's commitment to such policies.