* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Voice and accountability index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong): For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1996 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 1.2 points with a minumum of 1.07 points in 2014 and a maximum of 1.35 points in 1996. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: The index for Voice and Accountability captures perceptions of the extent to which the citizens are able to participate in selecting their government, as well as freedom of expression, freedom of association, and a free media.