Barbados: Electoral democracy index

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 Barbados

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.782
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.736
 Min - Max 0.592 - 0.799
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Barbados during that period was 0.736 index points with a minimum of 0.592 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.799 index points in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 0.782 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.500 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Electoral democracy index - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the extent to which political power is gained and exercised through free and fair elections.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Electoral democracy index 0.782 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.666 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.331 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.687 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.651 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.344 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.927 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.066 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.907 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.916 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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