Botswana: Liberal democracy index

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 Botswana

Liberal democracy index

 Latest value 0.462
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.522
 Min - Max 0.109 - 0.629
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Botswana during that period was 0.522 index points with a minimum of 0.109 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.629 index points in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 0.462 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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Botswana - Liberal democracy index  - historical chart - 1960-2022




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

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 Electoral democracy index 0.577 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.462 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.375 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.378 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.399 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.870 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.831 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.289 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.721 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.847 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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