USA: Government effectiveness index (-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 1.58 points with a minimum of 1.46 points in 2015 and a maximum of 1.8 points in 2000.
The latest value from 2018 is 1.58 points. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 193
countries is -0.02 points.
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Definition: The index of Government Effectiveness captures perceptions of the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and the credibility of the government's commitment to such policies.