Belgium: Liberal democracy index

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 Belgium

Liberal democracy index

 Latest value 0.825
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.797
 Min - Max 0.750 - 0.835
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Belgium during that period was 0.797 index points with a minimum of 0.75 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.835 index points in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 0.825 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.389 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belgium - Liberal democracy index  - Recent values chart

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Belgium - Liberal democracy index  - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the protection of individual rights and freedoms within a political system.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Electoral democracy index 0.887 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.825 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.633 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.812 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.823 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.746 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.976 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.021 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.954 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.968 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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