Nigeria: Political corruption

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 Nigeria

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.922
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.867
 Min - Max 0.795 - 0.945
 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 0.867 index points with a minimum of 0.795 index points in 1976 and a maximum of 0.945 index points in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 0.922 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.479 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nigeria - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Nigeria - Political corruption - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Composite index that measures corruption in the executive, legislative, and judicial realms. Higher values mean less corruption.


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 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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