USA: Women political empowerment

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 USA

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.906
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.806
 Min - Max 0.558 - 0.920
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2022. The average value for the USA during that period was 0.806 index points with a minimum of 0.558 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.92 index points in 2009. The latest value from 2022 is 0.906 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.729 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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USA - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures fundamental civil liberties, women’s open discussion of political issues and participation in civil society organizations, and the representation of women in formal political positions.

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 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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