India: Liberal democracy index

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 India

Liberal democracy index

 Latest value 0.306
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.502
 Min - Max 0.271 - 0.598
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2022. The average value for India during that period was 0.502 index points with a minimum of 0.271 index points in 1976 and a maximum of 0.598 index points in 1998. The latest value from 2022 is 0.306 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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India - Liberal democracy index  - historical chart - 1960-2022




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

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 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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