USA: Voice and accountability 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 1.18 points with a minimum of 1.04 points in 2018 and a maximum of 1.35 points in 1996.
The latest value from 2018 is 1.04 points. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 194
countries is -0.03 points.
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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.