Russia: Government accountability

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 Russia

Government accountability

 Latest value -0.604
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average -0.511
 Min - Max -1.307 - 0.659
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Russia during that period was -0.511 index points with a minimum of -1.307 index points in 1974 and a maximum of 0.659 index points in 1992. The latest value from 2022 is -0.604 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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Russia - 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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