Spain: Political corruption

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 Spain

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.059
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.161
 Min - Max 0.037 - 0.481
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Spain from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Spain during that period was 0.161 index points with a minimum of 0.037 index points in 2019 and a maximum of 0.481 index points in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 0.059 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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Recent values chart
Spain - Political corruption - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Spain - 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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