Uruguay: Government effectiveness

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 Uruguay

Government effectiveness index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

 Latest value 0.85
 Year 2022
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2022
 Average 0.53
 Min - Max 0.30 - 0.85
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1996 to 2022. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 0.53 points with a minimum of 0.3 points in 2004 and a maximum of 0.85 points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 0.85 points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 193 countries is -0.05 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 effectiveness - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Uruguay - Government effectiveness - historical chart - 1996-2022




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.


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 Rule of law 0.77 2022 points
 Government effectiveness 0.85 2022 points
 Control of corruption 1.61 2022 points
 Regulatory quality 0.71 2022 points
 Voice and accountability 1.28 2022 points
 Political stability 1.10 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 74 2022 points
 Political rights 1 2024 points
 Civil liberties 1 2024 points
 Competitiveness 63.50 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 24.10 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 20.38 2015 percent
 Informal economy, MIMIC method 48.30 2020 percent
 Informal economy, DGE method 40.60 2020 percent
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