China: Women political empowerment

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 China

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.602
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.568
 Min - Max 0.445 - 0.652
 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 0.568 index points with a minimum of 0.445 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.652 index points in 2008. The latest value from 2022 is 0.602 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.729 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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China - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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China - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures fundamental civil liberties, women’s open discussion of political issues and participation in civil society organizations, and the representation of women in formal political positions.


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 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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