North Korea: Voice and accountability

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 North Korea

Voice and accountability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

 Latest value -2.02
 Year 2022
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2022
 Average -2.17
 Min - Max -2.31 - -1.92
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1996 to 2022. The average value for North Korea during that period was -2.17 points with a minimum of -2.31 points in 2006 and a maximum of -1.92 points in 1996. The latest value from 2022 is -2.02 points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 192 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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Recent values chart
North Korea - Voice and accountability - Recent values chart

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North Korea - Voice and accountability - historical chart - 1996-2022

Definition: The index for Voice and Accountability captures perceptions of the extent to which the citizens are able to participate in selecting their government, as well as freedom of expression, freedom of association, and a free media.

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 Rule of law -1.66 2022 points
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 Control of corruption -1.61 2022 points
 Regulatory quality -2.39 2022 points
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 Political stability -0.41 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 17 2022 points
 Political rights 7 2024 points
 Civil liberties 7 2024 points
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