China: Electoral democracy index

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 China

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.075
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.087
 Min - Max 0.068 - 0.104
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1960 to 2022. The average value for China during that period was 0.087 index points with a minimum of 0.068 index points in 1969 and a maximum of 0.104 index points in 1987. The latest value from 2022 is 0.075 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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China - Electoral democracy index - Recent values chart

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China - 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 0.075 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.040 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.042 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.079 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.088 2022 index points
 Government accountability -1.199 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.058 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.401 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.602 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.070 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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