Sweden: Political corruption

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 Sweden

Political corruption index

 Latest value 0.008
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.004
 Min - Max 0.004 - 0.008
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Sweden during that period was 0.004 index points with a minimum of 0.004 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.008 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 0.008 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
Sweden - Political corruption - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sweden - 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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