Somalia: Voice and accountability

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 Somalia

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

 Latest value -1.73
 Year 2022
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2022
 Average -1.88
 Min - Max -2.20 - -1.51
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Somalia from 1996 to 2022. The average value for Somalia during that period was -1.88 points with a minimum of -2.2 points in 2012 and a maximum of -1.51 points in 2002. The latest value from 2022 is -1.73 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
Somalia - Voice and accountability - Recent values chart

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Somalia - 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 -2.29 2022 points
 Government effectiveness -2.03 2022 points
 Control of corruption -1.79 2022 points
 Regulatory quality -1.90 2022 points
 Voice and accountability -1.73 2022 points
 Political stability -2.48 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 12 2022 points
 Political rights 7 2024 points
 Civil liberties 7 2024 points
 Cost of starting a business 198.20 2019 percent of per capita GNI
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