Nigeria: Women political empowerment

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 Nigeria

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.694
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1966 - 2022
 Average 0.596
 Min - Max 0.437 - 0.729
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1966 to 2022. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 0.596 index points with a minimum of 0.437 index points in 1967 and a maximum of 0.729 index points in 2018. The latest value from 2022 is 0.694 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.729 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nigeria - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 1966-2022




Definition: Measures fundamental civil liberties, women’s open discussion of political issues and participation in civil society organizations, and the representation of women in formal political positions.

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 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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