USA: Control of corruption (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1996 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 1.47 points with a minimum of 1.27 points in 2010 and a maximum of 1.92 points in 2002.
The latest value from 2018 is 1.32 points. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 193
countries is -0.04 points.
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Definition: The index for Control of Corruption captures perceptions of the extent to which public power is exercised for private gain, including both petty and grand forms of corruption, as well as capture of the state by elites and private interests.