Sri Lanka: Political corruption

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 Sri Lanka

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.556
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.350
 Min - Max 0.125 - 0.627
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 0.35 index points with a minimum of 0.125 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.627 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 0.556 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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Sri Lanka - Political corruption - Recent values chart

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Sri Lanka - 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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 Freedom of expression 0.638 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.556 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.688 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.510 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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