Brazil: Electoral democracy index

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 Brazil

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.678
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.571
 Min - Max 0.143 - 0.877
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Brazil during that period was 0.571 index points with a minimum of 0.143 index points in 1966 and a maximum of 0.877 index points in 2013. The latest value from 2022 is 0.678 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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Brazil - Electoral democracy index - historical chart - 1960-2022




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

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Electoral democracy index 0.678 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.523 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.424 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.448 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.324 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.102 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.586 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.553 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.728 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.454 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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