Rwanda: Political corruption

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 Rwanda

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.348
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.462
 Min - Max 0.312 - 0.593
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 0.462 index points with a minimum of 0.312 index points in 2019 and a maximum of 0.593 index points in 1995. The latest value from 2022 is 0.348 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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Rwanda - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Rwanda - 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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 Egalitarian democracy index 0.211 2022 index points
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 Freedom of expression 0.238 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.348 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.753 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.089 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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