Barbados: Women political empowerment

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 Barbados

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.907
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1966 - 2022
 Average 0.836
 Min - Max 0.740 - 0.907
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1966 to 2022. The average value for Barbados during that period was 0.836 index points with a minimum of 0.74 index points in 1966 and a maximum of 0.907 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 0.907 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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Barbados - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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Barbados - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 1966-2022




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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 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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