Nigeria: Participatory democracy index

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 Nigeria

Participatory democracy index

 Latest value 0.327
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.232
 Min - Max 0.144 - 0.378
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 0.232 index points with a minimum of 0.144 index points in 1967 and a maximum of 0.378 index points in 2015. The latest value from 2022 is 0.327 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.322 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nigeria - Participatory democracy index - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the extent of citizen engagement and participation in public decision-making processes.

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 Deliberative democracy index 0.322 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.266 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.731 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.812 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.922 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.694 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.931 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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