Nicaragua: Government accountability

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 Nicaragua

Government accountability

 Latest value -1.042
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average -0.17
 Min - Max -1.209 - 1.07
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was -0.17 index points with a minimum of -1.209 index points in 1978 and a maximum of 1.07 index points in 1991. The latest value from 2022 is -1.042 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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Nicaragua - Government accountability - recent values

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Nicaragua - 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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 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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