Lesotho: Government effectiveness

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Government effectiveness index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

 Latest value -0.89
 Year 2022
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2022
 Average -0.51
 Min - Max -0.98 - 0.05
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1996 to 2022. The average value for Lesotho during that period was -0.51 points with a minimum of -0.98 points in 2020 and a maximum of 0.05 points in 2003. The latest value from 2022 is -0.89 points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 193 countries is -0.05 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Lesotho - Government effectiveness - Recent values chart

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Lesotho - Government effectiveness - historical chart - 1996-2022

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.

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 Control of corruption -0.36 2022 points
 Regulatory quality -0.62 2022 points
 Voice and accountability 0.05 2022 points
 Political stability -0.13 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 37 2022 points
 Political rights 2 2024 points
 Civil liberties 3 2024 points
 Competitiveness 42.90 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 6.10 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 32.32 2015 percent
 Informal economy, MIMIC method 30.10 2020 percent
 Informal economy, DGE method 25.10 2020 percent
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