Uruguay: Government accountability

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 Uruguay

Government accountability

 Latest value 1.422
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 1.081
 Min - Max -1.103 - 1.845
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 1.081 index points with a minimum of -1.103 index points in 1978 and a maximum of 1.845 index points in 2010. The latest value from 2022 is 1.422 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.578 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Uruguay - Government accountability - Recent values chart

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Uruguay - Government accountability - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the constraint on government power through requirements for justification for its actions and potential sanctions.


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 Government accountability 1.422 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.867 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.087 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.879 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.852 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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