Latvia: Government accountability

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 Latvia

Government accountability

 Latest value 1.539
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 1.420
 Min - Max 0.853 - 1.569
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Latvia from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Latvia during that period was 1.42 index points with a minimum of 0.853 index points in 1990 and a maximum of 1.569 index points in 2015. The latest value from 2022 is 1.539 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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Latvia - Government accountability - Recent values chart

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Latvia - Government accountability - historical chart - 1990-2022




Definition: Measures the constraint on government power through requirements for justification for its actions and potential sanctions.


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