Bulgaria: Electoral democracy index

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 Bulgaria

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.688
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.442
 Min - Max 0.173 - 0.722
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Bulgaria from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Bulgaria during that period was 0.442 index points with a minimum of 0.173 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.722 index points in 2000. The latest value from 2022 is 0.688 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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Bulgaria - 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 0.688 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.613 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.486 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.588 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.546 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.288 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.848 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.300 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.924 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.851 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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